Double frog effigy pendant

Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí
A.D. 900–1550


Object Place: Chiriquí or Veraguas Provinces, Panama

Dimensions

2.8 x 4.2 x 1.7 cm (1 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.908

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

Cast gold frog effigy pendant, composed of two large frogs with two small frogs perched on the backs of the large frogs. Three suspensions rings on the back of the pendant allow for suspension.

Provenance

Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1958; lent to MFA January 25, 1983; to MFA, December 1985, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine C. Lastavica in memory of Thomas and Rosamond Barbour, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, III and Catherine Coolidge