A pair of Nazca Gold & Silver Rattle Ear Spools, Early Intermediate Period, ca. 200 - 400 CE
A superb pair of gold and silver ear spools; the faces of solid high karat gold, each incised with a double-headed bird in a dancing pose, the heads with repoussé eyes facing each other, the negative space filled with pitting, a solid border framing the motif, the plugs made from solid silver.
Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 3/4 inches (3.8 cm x 1.9 cm)
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall, a very fine example.
Provenance: Private Los Angeles, CA collection thereafter private Canadian collection.
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