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Deer-Head Bell

Date:
11th–16th century
Geography:
Costa Rica
Culture:
Chiriqui
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/4 x W. 1 3/8 in. (4.4 x 3.5 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
Jan Mitchell and Sons Collection, Gift of Jan Mitchell, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.419.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
Jan Mitchell, New York, acquired by 1969, until 1991

Jones, Julie. The Art of Precolumbian Gold: The Jan Mitchell Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985, no. 2, pp. 88-89.

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 49.

Moore J. Kenneth, Jayson Kerr Dobney, and Bradley Strauchen-Scherer. Musical Instruments: Highlights of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. First Printing ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015, p. 40.



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