Dipper or spatula
Place of Origin: Departments of Cundinamarca & Boyacá, Colombia
6.8 x 1.1 cm (2 11/16 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Copper and gold alloy
Not On View
Lime or hallucinogenic powder dipper or spatula. Two horizontal bands embellished with circular motifs decorate the wider end.
Collected by Joaquin Arciniégas, Colombia, by March 1, 1906 (to San José, Costa Rica by May 23, 1908; to San Salvador, El Salvador by June 19, 1916); sold to Doctor Daniel Villatoro Rugama, San Salvador, El Salvador, August 6, 1929; sold to Oliverio Girondo, Paris, January 10, 1930 (to Argentina probably after 1946); with Leon Buki, Buenos Aires, Argentina by January 2, 1975; with Alphonse Jax, New York, by February 1975; to Landon T. Clay, Boston; to MFA, March 12, 1975, gift.
Gift of Landon T. Clay