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Artist
Nariño
Title
Nose Ornament
Date
600–1660 AD
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
Overall: 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2010.552
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

Probably Andre Emmerich [1]; [...]; private collection [2]; [Sotheby's, New York, November 26, 1985, lot 43]; purchased by Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008), Houston, 1985–2008 [3]; Estate of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., 2008–2010; given to MFAH, 2010. [1] Andre Emmerich-style sticker "YE 406" on back. [2] Sotheby's catalog. [3] Glassell Album # 10.