Amulet or part of a zoomorphic vomitspa in patinated bone representing a monkey. the eyes are adorned with seashells
Height: 9.5 cm.
Damage and lacks.
Some of these amulets were already known in the collection of Archduke Peter Leopold of Tuscany (1617-1675) in the collections of the "Muséo di antropologia Etnologia de Florence".
See Jacques Kerchache, Taïno Art, Petit Palais Museum, February-May 1994, catalogue pages 64-65 and more."
Topic: Art objects
- Total nr of items
- amulet - part of spatula emetic - taino - big antilles
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- santo domingo
- bones and shellfish (strombus-gigas)
- Sold with stand
- In poor condition with signs of heavy wear & tear or damaged parts
- 95×40×30 mm
- 72 g