Amulet of a frog
Overall: 1.2 x 1.2 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet of a frog is carved in the round with crude lines and a flat base, and is not pierced for suspension. It is in perfect condition. It is made of mottled, dark green and brown, polished 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