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Lot 84: Pre-columbian Diquis Gold Eagle Pectoral

Jewelry Auction: Ancient, Asian and Ethnographic - MANY LOTS OFFERED AT NO RESERVE

by The Curator's Eye

November 30, 2016

Boston, MA, USA

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  • Pre-columbian Diquis Gold Eagle Pectoral
  • Pre-columbian Diquis Gold Eagle Pectoral
  • Pre-columbian Diquis Gold Eagle Pectoral
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Description: Diquis Pre-Columbian gold eagle pectoral from Costa Rica X-XV Century, mounted in a contemporary Crystal rock, sea shells and white feather structure. Very high carat solid gold.

Comes with a very strong provenance from France, with European community passport to exit France.  The piece was collected by Álvaro Guillot-Muñoz, Uruguayo, 1897-1971. Died in Nice and willed his collection to his daughter Julietta Muñoz, from whom the dealer acquired it in France. Dealer has the will, and original papers and passports, which will be provided to the winning bidder.

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Ethnographic art

Ancient art

antiquity

Provenance: The piece was collected by Álvaro Guillot-Muñoz, Uruguayo, 1897-1971. Died in Nice and willed his collection to his daughter Julietta Muñoz, from whom the dealer acquired it in France. Dealer has the will, and original papers and passports, which will be provided to the winning bidder.

Dimensions: Pendant Height: 8.2 cms

Date: 700

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