Sinu Gold Double Bird Pendant

 

12559. Sinu Gold Double Bird Pendant

Ca. 600 to 800 AD

Co-joined gold birds with compact beaks, symmetrical wings and tail fan, there is still casting core behind in back of heads which attests to authenticity!
Compare similar example in Gold work and Shamanism no 94. by Reichel-Dolmatoff.
A loop hole for suspension behind along with modern pin holder. Size: 3-3/8 inches Wide x 2-1/2 inches H.
Weight 40.9 gms.

Ex Max & Jeanne Wasserman, Cambridge MA. Mrs Wasserman was an art historian with expertise on Honore Daumier and was a Docent at the Fogg Museum for many years where she often wore this pin.

$4,950

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