Frog effigy pendant

Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí
A.D. 900–1525


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

Dimensions

1.3 x 2.8 x 5 cm (1/2 x 1 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.308

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

Hollow-backed, cast gold pendant in the form of a frog. It front feet are rings for suspension.

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