Lot 426


CUNA JEWELLERY - PANAMA, comprising a collection of traditional copper-gilt jewellery, the earrings, necklaces, chest pieces and rings, worked with animalistic/naturalistic designs, including eagles, turtles and flowers. (Qty)

Note: Cuna (also Kuna) Indian women, of Panama's San Blas archipelago, begin wearing ceremonial jewellery from a young age and along with their Mola textile designs, the crafting of ceremonial items is a key part of their cultural identity.

Provenance: Acquired by the current owner in part in Panama, Joyeria La Huaca - Galleria de Arte Pre-Colombino in 1975 and other source locations at around the same time.

Sold for £200

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