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Figure of a Feline, Possibly a Finial for a Pin

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

A.D. 1100/1470

Artist:

Chimú
North coast, Peru

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Chimú

Title

Figure of a Feline, Possibly a Finial for a Pin

Origin

North Coast

Date

1100–1470

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

2 × 3.8 cm (3/4 × 1 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Nathan Cummings, Mrs. Eugene A. Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. George Kratzmer, and Mrs. Claire B. Zeisler; African and Amerindian Art Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1979.317

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