Amulet of a frog
Overall: 0.9 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet of a frog is carved in the round, with a flat base, and is not pierced for suspension. It is in good condition. It is made of polished, yellow-brown stone.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way