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Gold Crabs-Fish Nose Ornament, Pre-Columbian, Vicus, Loma Negra, North Coast Peru, ca. 500-100 BCE. Estimate $7,000 – $8,000. Photo Artemis Gallery.

Elegant and large gold nose ornament depicting crabs catching fish in raised relief. Custom stand. Gold itself measures 4″W x 2-1/2″H.

Provenance: Ex-Eugene Lions Collection, Geneva, Switzerland, ex-Arte Primitivo, NYC.

Artemis Gallery LIVEAntiquities, Pre-Columbian & Tribal Art. February 13, 2015

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