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Llama Figurine

Artist Culture
Inka
Period
Late Horizon period, 1476–1534
Date
1476–1534
Material
Gold
Made in
Perú, South America
Classification
Metalwork
Current Location
On View, Gallery 111
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 x 1/2 in. (6.4 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of J. Lionberger Davis
Rights
Public Domain
Object Number
166:1954
- 1950
A. Salazar, Lima, Peru

1950 - 1954
J. Lionberger Davis (1878-1973), St. Louis, MO, USA, purchased from A. Salazar [1]

1954 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, given by J. Lionberger Davis [2]


Notes:
[1] According to a June 7, 1951 list of objects loaned to the Museum from J. Lionberger Davis, this object was "bought from Salazar in Peru, March 1950." A note found on the accession record further identifies it was purchased from "A. Salazar, Lima, Peru" [SLAM document files].

[2] A letter dated December 15, 1954 from Perry T. Rathbone, director of the City Art Museum, to Davis acknowledges the gift of this object as part of a larger donation [Director's Office, Donor Files, Archives, Saint Louis Art Museum]. Minutes of the Administrative Board of Control of the City Art Museum, December 9, 1954.
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