MOCHICA GOLDEN ARMOR OF MOCHE BOSS TUMBAGA FARMER (COPPER-GOLD) PRE-COLOMBIAN
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MOCHICA GOLDEN ARMOR OF MOCHE BOSS TUMBAGA FARMER (COPPER-GOLD) PRE-COLOMBIAN:
Moche : 1000 years before the IncasNice Unique of elite Moche Magnificent gilded ( Gold :MOCHE, TUMBAGA ARMOR-PECTORAL (MIX OF GOLD AND COPPER), PRE-COLOMBIAN, MOCHICA
The Moche, one of the great ancient civilizations of the world, occupiedthe northern coast of Peru from approximately AD 100 to AD 800Gold : Tumbaga
Relief Depicting a Standing Figure, Holding Farming corncobsThe Moche were among the most inventive goldsmiths in the Andes and developed many complex techniques to join and enrich the surfaces of metals, which they generally worked by hammering rather than casting.
Moche gold armor-pectoral by dignitaries during ceremonies.with small pendants at the lower end of the piece.
Gold armor-pectoral Culture: Moche (Loma Negra)Breastplates made of hammered sheet metal have been found in graves of men and women in the Lambayeque region, near the modern city of Chiclayo. Hammered gold pectoral with relief figurative design made in Moche style. The gold parts have considerable corrosion. This is a good hammering and embossing work done by the Mochica tumbaga (mixture of gold and copper) goldsmith Mochica gilded with copper alloy with gold as seen in the photo and then with a thin layer of golden tumbaga.
Tumbaga (mixture of gold and copper) Mochica gilded with copper alloy with gold as seen in the photo and later with a fine golden tumbaga cape. Gold-plated tumbaga.Tumbaga: is the name given by the Spanish to an alloy of gold and copper that was made by the indigenous goldsmiths of America.
Condition :Excellent condition preserved by private collection.
Dimensions : in the photographs pleaseAuthenticity GuaranteedThanksfor your visit