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Mixtec Copper Necklace of Claws and Blossoms(10 views)
The necklace is composed cast copper claw beads, sacred ceiba blossoms from the silk cotton tree and a small feline head. The casting was done with the lost-wax technique, as there is evidence of an interior copper core. This is a rare and lovely example of Mixtec copper work.
Condition Report: Good with original patina and mounted on a Plexi base
Dimensions: Length. of Claws 1 3/4"
Date: Mexico, Mixtec, Oaxaca, c. AD 0