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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Lime Dipper or Pin

Date:
1st–7th century
Geography:
Colombia
Culture:
Calima (Yotoco)
Medium:
Gold (cast)
Dimensions:
H. 15 x W. 1 x D. 3/8 in. (38.1 x 2.5 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.519
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[John Wise Ltd., New York, until 1954]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1954, 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. 218 bottom left.



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