Mochica Gold Nose Ornament - PF.1017 - For Sale

Mochica Gold Nose Ornament - PF.1017
Price: $4800.00
Mochica Gold Nose Ornament - PF.1017, Origin: Peru, Circa: 100 AD to 500 AD, Dimensions: 6.125" (15.6cm) high, Collection: Pre-Columbian, Style: Mochica, Medium: Gold. Since the dawn of time, the jewelry with which a person adorns himself has been a barometer of social status and rank. It is easy to imagine that the individual who wore this elegantly simple crescent of gold in ancient Peru was a tribal chief or a warrior of renown. We can picture him--majestic, mysterious, a little aloof-- a man given stature by this golden armor for the face.

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