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: 1 9/16in. (4cm) Diameter: 1 1/4in. (3.2cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cummings, 1964
Accession Number:
64.228.533
Not on view
Bruno J. Wassermann-San Blas Collection, Buenos Aires, Argentina, acquired by 1938, until 1954; Nathan Cummings, Chicago, 1954–1964

Related Objects

Figure Finial

Date: 12th–15th century Medium: Copper (cast) Accession: 1987.394.249 On view in:Gallery 357

Crown

Date: 12th–15th century Medium: Gold Accession: 1996.354.2 On view in:Gallery 357

Mirror with Birds

Date: 2nd–7th century Medium: Copper (cast), gilded Accession: 1987.394.212 On view in:Gallery 357

Earflare with Condor

Date: 390–450 Medium: Silver, gold, gilded copper, shell Accession: 1979.206.1245 On view in:Gallery 357

Earflare with condor

Date: 390–450 Medium: Silver, gold, gilded copper, shell Accession: 1979.206.1246 On view in:Gallery 357