Frog effigy pendant

Diquís or Chiriquí
A.D. 700–1550


Object Place: Diquís or Chiriquí Provinces, Costa Rica or Panama

Dimensions

2.2 x 2.8 cm (7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22.325

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

Cast gold frog effigy pendant. Its front legs terminate in suspension rings.

Provenance

With Walter Channing Wyman, Chicago(?), by 1922; to MFA, February 1922, purchased as part of a group of 67 pieces for $5,000.

Credit Line

Maria Wharton Wales Fund