Pre-Columbian gold Colima Tumbaga bird finial pin, with beaded eyes, braid-work decoration and a crest of curled feathers, decorated with fine braid-work. 7.5" H x 1.25" W x 0.75" D. Comprised of approx 33.78% gold (equivalent to 10K+ gold). Approx 31.2 dwt = 48.52 grams. This piece has been tested via Niton XL3t / XRF Analyzer: Gold: Au 33.78 / Platinum: Pt 2.33 / Silver: Ag 31.32 / Zinc: Zn 0.576 / Copper: Cu 32.00, photo in images. From a 485 Park Avenue private collection.
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