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Gold nose ring with rectangular side flanges, each with four small rectangular dangling adornments.

Provenance

With Andre Emmerich, New York, #YE399, by 1985; Sale, Christie's, New York, 25 November 1985, no. 81, to Landon T. Clay, Boston, Massachusetts; to MFA, March 26, 1986, gift of Landon T. Clay.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Nariño, A.D. 600–1550

Object Place

Department of Nariño, Southwestern highlands, Colombia

Dimensions

14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1986.102

Medium or Technique

Gold alloy

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings, Nose Rings