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Artist
Nariño
Title
Openwork Spiked Pectoral
Date
800–1500 AD
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
9 1/16 inches diameter black display stand: 11 3/4 × 7 7/8 × 4 1/2 inches
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2002.4333
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

Laurence C. Witten II (1926–1995), New Haven, CT, Southport, CT, and Florida, probably by 1989–1995 [1]; by descent to Cora Williams Witten, 1995; [Sotheby's, New York, May 14, 1996, lot # 34]; purchased by Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, 1996–2002 [2] [3]; given to MFAH, 2002. [1] Sotheby's catalog. [2] Glassell Inventory, described on June 20, 1996 [3] Glassell Album # 14.