Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Male Figure (tunjo)

Date:
10th–16th century
Geography:
Colombia, Guatavita Lake region
Culture:
Muisca
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/2 x W. 2 1/4 x D. 3/8 in. (11.4 x 5.7 x 1cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.530
Not on view
[Ralph M. Chait, New York, until 1957]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1957, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1978

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 144.



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