CULTURE MOHICA, Phase III, Pérou (300 - 400 apr. J.-C.)

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CULTURE MOHICA, Phase III, Pérou (300 - 400 apr. J.-C.)
Pair of circular earrings. The center of each one is decorated with a character made of turquoise mosaic, and red and purple spondylus. They hold at arm's length a snake that forms an arc above their heads. The mosaic is framed by a gold disc decorated with embossed beads. These discs are fixed on a silver tube that was embedded in the earlobe of the dignitary. Natural gold leaf embossed, silver leaf and mosaic. H. : 17,5 cm. - Diameter: 4.5 cm. Left-hand tube disassembled with old traces of glue. To be refixed. Missing on one of the tubes. Provenance: Maîtres Poulain & Le Fur, Drouot Montaigne, 7 November 1994, lot 70.
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