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PC.B.483, Staff Finial in the Shape of a Bird

PC.B.483, Staff Finial in the Shape of a Bird

Pre-Columbian Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Inca, Late Horizon, 1450–1540

Bronze, 9 cm x 12.2 cm x 3.5 cm (3 9/16 in. x 4 13/16 in. x 1 3/8 in.)

Robert Woods Bliss purchased this finial from the Parisian dealer Joseph Brummer through Royall Tyler by December 26, 1913.

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