Cataloguing data may change with further research.

If you have questions about this work of art or the MFAH Online Collection please contact us.

Artist
Calima
Title
Gold-covered Shell
Date
200 BC–200 AD
Medium
Gold and shell
Dimensions
Overall: 7 13/16 × 5 7/16 in. (19.8 × 13.8 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
The Caroline Wiess Law Building
211M JONES GALLERIES
Accession Number
2010.1051
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, before December, 1998–until d. 2008 [1]; Estate of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., 2008–2010; given to MFAH, 2010. [1] Glassell Album #14, precedes photographs taken December 30, 1998.