Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Hammered Silver Miniature Crown

Date:
11th–mid-16th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Peru; north or central coast (?)
Medium:
Silver (hammered), gilt
Dimensions:
Height (Crown Base): 1 5/8in. (4.1cm) Diameter: 1 3/8in. (3.5cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cummings, 1964
Accession Number:
64.228.520a-c
Not on view
Bruno J. Wassermann-San Blas Collection, Buenos Aires, Argentina, acquired by 1938, until 1954; Nathan Cummings, Chicago, 1954–1964

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