Finial of a Staff

Finial of a Staff

Chimú style (900-1470)

Cast copper alloy

Overall: 11.8 x 6.8 cm (4 5/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

The Norweb Collection 1946.229

Description

Look carefully at this scepter top; the corrosion obscures details, but the scene is interesting.

See also
Collection: 
AA - Andes
Department: 
Art of the Americas
Type of artwork: 
Metalwork
Credit line: 
The Norweb Collection

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