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Bell pendant

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Cast gold bell with suspension ring at top.

Provenance

Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1958; lent to MFA January 25, 1983; to MFA, December 1985, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine C. Lastavica in memory of Thomas and Rosamond Barbour, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, III and Catherine Coolidge

Quimbaya or Zenú (Sinú), A.D. 500–1550

Object Place

Northwestern or Central Highlands, Colombia

Dimensions

2 x 1.1 cm (13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.916

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment