Deer effigy pendant
Object Place: Veraguas and Chiriquí Provinces, Panama
Overall: 2.8 x 5.5 x 1.7 cm (1 1/8 x 2 3/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)
Open back cast gold pendant in the form of a deer with double tail. The front hooves terminate in rings for suspension.
Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1958; lent to MFA January 11, 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