reconstituted necklace - amulets stones and shell - taino - big antilles (1) - calcite stone and shellfish (strombus-gigas) - Pre-Columbian - santo domingo

Description
reconstituted necklace - amulets stones and shell - taino - big antilles (1) - calcite stone and shellfish (strombus-gigas) - Pre-Columbian - santo domingo
Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Reconstituted necklace
it consists of 11 stone amulets, some of them calcite and 21 shell amulets (srtombus-gisas)
Saint-Domingue.
Height: 40 cm - the largest amulet is 6 cm high
the thread is modern

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
reconstituted necklace - amulets stones and shell - taino - big antilles
Ethnic group/ culture
Pre-Columbian
Region/ country
santo domingo
Material
calcite stone and shellfish (strombus-gigas)
Sold with stand
No
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Dimensions
0×0×0 mm
Weight
0 g
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