amulet - part of spatula emetic - taino - big antilles (1) - bones and shellfish (strombus-gigas) - Pre-Columbian - santo domingo

Description
amulet - part of spatula emetic - taino - big antilles (1) - bones and shellfish (strombus-gigas) - Pre-Columbian - santo domingo
In poor condition with signs of heavy wear & tear or damaged parts

Amulet or part of a zoomorphic vomitspa in patinated bone representing a monkey. the eyes are adorned with seashells
Saint-Domingue.
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

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
amulet - part of spatula emetic - taino - big antilles
Ethnic group/ culture
Pre-Columbian
Region/ country
santo domingo
Material
bones and shellfish (strombus-gigas)
Sold with stand
No
Condition
In poor condition with signs of heavy wear & tear or damaged parts
Dimensions
95×40×30 mm
Weight
72 g
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