A matched pair! From ancient Colombia, ca. 600-1000 A.D. High karat gold figures, each standing or semi-squatting with wide legs, slender bodies, raised, truncated arms with simple faces with raised slit eyes, mouth and low relief nose. Each wears a necklace and diadem; each perforated through neck for suspension. Both are 2-3/8"H, 32 grams of gold in total, both intact/in excellent condition. Sturdy/wearable.
ProvenanceEx-private TX Collection, ex-Arte Primitivo; validated by Robert Sonin (Pre-Columbian Gold Subject Matter Expert).
Ancient South America