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Artist
Chimú
Title
Pair of Inlaid Ear Ornaments with Deity
Date
1100–1450 AD
Medium
Wood inlaid with shell, mother of pearl, spondylus shell, and turquoise
Dimensions
Each: 2 1/2 in. diameter (6.4 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
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Accession Number
2010.323.1,.2
Classification
Jewelry & Adornment
Provenance

(Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, Sale 737E, lot 5110 [with a silver crown and breastplate], 6.9.2003); Gary Hendershott Collection, Little Rock, AR, 2003–2006; (Lot #47198 in Heritage's Pre-Columbian Art Auction (The Hendershott Collection), Sept. 29, 2006); Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Collection, Houston, 2006–2010; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2010, 2010.323.1