Vicus Gold Tweezers
A Pre-Columbian Vicus gold nose ornament and tweezers made of a folded oblong sheet of gold with soldered filigree spirals.
Peru, Vicus, north coast,
Tweezers were Pre-Columbian Andean status implements fabricated in copper, silver and gold, with gold reserved for the highest level of status.
Formerly in a French private collection.