Repousse Disk, between 1100 and 1400

  • Chimu, Precolumbian

Silver

  • Framed: Overall: 1/2 × 13 3/8 inches (1.3 × 34 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III Fund and funds from Richard A. Manoogian

1993.56

On View

  • Native American S131

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Chimú
  • Silver
  • Figures (representations)
  • Cover (overlying object)
  • Disk
  • Warriors
  • Peru
  • Heads (animal or human components)
  • Birds
  • Snakes
  • Felines

Provenance

(Sotheby's, New York, New York, USA); 1993-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Chimu, Precolumbian, Repousse Disk, between 1100 and 1400, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III Fund and funds from Richard A. Manoogian, 1993.56.