Arm or leg cuff
Place of Origin: Coclé Province, Panama, Sitio Conte area
Length: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)
Hammered gold arm or leg cuff embossed with the image of a crocodile. One of a pair (see 1971.806).
Excavated in the Sitio Conte area, Coclé Province, Panama, after 1930; by 1950 in a Private Collection, San José, Costa Rica; to Paul Pasher, New York, between 1950 and 1955 and kept with Manuel Miranda Pinto, San Salvador, El Salvador; brought to the United States, April 1970 and sold to the Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York; to the MFA, December 1971, purchase.
Gift of Landon T. Clay