Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Sican Lord with Tumi Knife

A.D. 900–1100

Gold repoussé

2 3/16 x 1 3/8 x 1/16 in. (5.56 x 3.43 x 0.13 cm)
Gift of Margaret S. and Linus Travers, B.A. 1958, M.A.T. 1959, from the collection of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D.
2018.71.21
Culture: 
Central Andes, North Coast, Lambayeque Culture
Period: 
Middle Horizon to Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Arnold F. Strauss, M.D, 1902–61; Parke-Bernet Galleries, January 12, 1961, lot 91; Marjory S. Strauss, to 2018; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.