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Artist
Chimú
Title
Necklace of Tear Shaped Pendant Ornaments with Figures of Fishes and Birds
Date
1100–1450 AD
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
Overall: 15 15/16 in. (40.5 cm) Other (Each pendant): 1 9/16 × 2 5/8 in. (4 × 6.6 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2010.461
Classification
Metalwork
Provenance

Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Collection, Houston, since at least 1980 [Glassell Album #7, slide dated "MAR- JUL 71"]; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2010, 2010.461