Pair of Sinu Gold Fan Shaped Earrings

 

Pair of Sinu Gold Fan Shaped Earrings

A Pre-Columbian Sinu large pair of gold fan shaped ear pendants with six bands of open work filigree.

Sinu, Cauca River Valley.
Ca. 1000 - 1500 AD.
Width: 4 3/8 in. (11 cm).
Weight: 67.5 gm.

The gold industry of the northern Colombian highlands was highly developed. They produced many small intricately made ornaments of personal adornment often depicting caciques or chieftains with zoomorphic attributes.

Published: The Art of Pre-Columbian Gold: The Jan Mitchell Collection, (New York, 1985). pg. 164.

Formerly in the Jan Mitchell collection, prior to 1970.

Inv#: 8364

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