Native American slate gorget

M57

£150.00

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A grey/green slate gorget of stylised owl form, the carver has made skilful use of the natural striations in the stone to form a pattern on the polished surface.

Culture
North America, native American, early to mid 2nd Millennium AD

Size
5.7 x 3.5 cms

Condition
Two chips on the upper sides otherwise intact

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Wiltshire, UK; acquired in the 19th Century

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