Crab effigy bell pendant
Chiriquí or Diquís
Object Place: Chiriquí or Diquiís Provinces, Panama or Costa Rica
Overall: 2.8 x 2.6 x 1.1 cm (1 1/16 x 1 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)
Hollow cast gold crab effigy bell pendant. The bell’s clapper is missing. A double wire suspension ring is cast on the bottom of the pendant near the crab’s head.
With Walter Channing Wyman, Chicago(?), by 1922; to MFA, February 1922, purchased as part of a group of 67 pieces for $5,000.
Maria Wharton Wales Fund