A rare Narino Ceremonial Gold Crown, ca. A.D. 200-500
Lot 2175
A rare Nariño Ceremonial Gold Crown, ca. A.D. 200-500
Sold for US$ 30,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare Nariño Ceremonial Gold Crown, ca. A.D. 200-500
3 1/2 by 23in
made of flexible soft gold with seven chinche beetles, a species that was highly adored in the agricultural ceremonies as it was used to combat plagues.

With a letter of authentication from Robert Sonin.

Weight of gold 93.5 grams

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