Certified Rare Large Pendant Southern California Artifact Bennett COA
Certified Rare Large Southern California Pendant. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, Chapter 14. There are a few interpretations that it may be for ornamental, ceremonial and/or utilitarian purposes (a weight). Nterpretations that this may have been repurposed from an ancient steatite bowl. It is large and weighs 7oz (190grams). A great artifact from Southern California. Provenance: Gallery acquisition, Ex. Britten Marin Collection, California. Britten Marin was the son of John Marin (original founder of Sports Illustrated Magazine). John Marin passed away May 31, 2011. Location found: Southern California in the early 1900’s. Pendant exhibits intentional engravings (simplistic horizontal and diagonal incised lines on both sides). One side flat, one side convex (gives a curved appearance). Fully in-tact, no repairs. Some surface abrasions, a small 1/8th inch nick is observed on the flat side. Size: 4-5/16 inch long x 2-1/16 inch wide x 13/16 inch thick (measurements taken at longest length, width and thickness). Material: Steatite, 200x magnification shows a crystallized surface. Please review all large photos which shows all details, COA info and appraisal info. The item “Certified Rare Large Pendant Southern California Artifact Bennett COA” is in sale since Friday, August 9, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\Pre-1600\Artifacts”. The seller is “marieleff” and is located in Georgetown, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.