Object Place: Department of Nariño, Colombia, Southwestern highlands
14 cm (5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)
Gold nose ring with rectangular side flanges, each with four small rectangular dangling adornments.
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York (stock no. YE399) [see note]. 1985, the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, Dallas; November 25, 1985, Marcus Foundation and others sale (Pre-Columbian, American Indian, tribal art and antiquities, no. 6030), Christie's, New York, lot 81, to Landon T. Clay, Boston; 1986, gift of Landon T. Clay to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 26, 1986)
NOTE: According to the Christie's auction catalogue.
Gift of Landon T. Clay