Bird effigy pendant
Diquís or Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí
Object Place: Diquís, Chiriquí or Veraguas Province, Costa Rica or Panama
Overall: 2.2 x 2.6 cm (7/8 x 1 in.)
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Cast gold bird effigy pendant, the large tufts and hooked beak recalling features of the harpy eagle. A small vertical ring at the back of the neck allows for suspension.
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.
Gift of Catherine C. Lastavica in memory of Thomas and Rosamond Barbour, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, III and Catherine Coolidge