Bell pendant

Quimbaya or Zenú (Sinú)
A.D. 500–1550


Object Place: Colombia, Northwestern or Central Highlands

Dimensions

2 x 1.1 cm (13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.916

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Cast gold bell with suspension ring at top.

Provenance

Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1958; lent to MFA January 25, 1983; to MFA, December 1985, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine C. Lastavica in memory of Thomas and Rosamond Barbour, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, III and Catherine Coolidge