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Artist
Tairona
Title
Labret
Date
1000–1550 AD
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
1 7/8 × 3/4 × 5/8 in. (4.8 × 1.9 × 1.6 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2001.1384
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

Private collection, by 1981 [1] [2]; [Sotheby's, New York, May 20, 1986, lot 47]; purchased by Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, 1986–2001 [3]; given to MFAH, 2001. [1] "Ancient American Art: An Aesthetic View," Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA, November 7–December 20, 1981, fig. 95. [2] Sotheby's catalog. [2] Glassell Album #10.