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Nose ornament

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Solid cast gold nose ring with one open end.

Provenance

With Walter Channing Wyman, Chicago(?), by 1922; to MFA, February 1922, purchased as part of a group of 67 pieces for $5,000.

Credit Line

Maria Wharton Wales Fund

Quimbaya (?), A.D. 500–1530

Object Place

Department of Quindío, Colombia

Dimensions

2.5 x 3.1 cm (1 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.322

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings, Nose Rings