Pair of Sinu Gold Fan Shaped Earrings

A Pre-Columbian Sinu large pair of gold fan shaped ear pendants with six bands of open work filigree.

Sinu, Cauca River Valley.
Ca. 1000 - 1500 AD.
Width: 4 3/8 in. (11 cm). Weight: 67.5 gm.

The gold industry of the northern Colombian highlands was highly developed. They produced many small intricately made ornaments of personal adornment often depicting caciques or chieftains with zoomorphic attributes.

Formerly in the Jan Mitchell collection, prior to 1970.
Published: The Art of Pre-Columbian Gold: The Jan Mitchell Collection, (New York, 1985). pg. 164.
Inv#: 8364
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