Lot 91: Tairona Beaded Necklace w/ Shells - Bat Forms

Artemis Gallery

November 7, 2016
Louisville, CO, US

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Description: Pre-Columbian, Colombia, probably Tairona, ca. 200 to 1000 CE. An attractive necklace comprised of twenty-five white shell beads hand-cut into abstract bat forms, separated by groups of four or five rounded black shell spacer beads, with a suspended pendant comprised of two, abstract, geometric large beads. Size: strand measures 26" L (66 cm); 2 piece pendant measures 1.875" L (4.8 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Prominent Miami, FL estate

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#116581
Condition Report: Tiny nick to one corner of one bat shaped bead. Nick to tip of lower pendant bead.
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