Frog effigy pendant

Diquís or Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí
A.D. 700–1550


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 1 x 0.6 cm (5/8 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.910

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

Cast gold hollow-bodied frog pendant. The front legs terminate in small rings for suspension.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine C. Lastavica in memory of Thomas and Rosamond Barbour, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, III and Catherine Coolidge