Frog effigy pendant

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


Object Place: Veraguas or Coclé, Panama

Dimensions

3.3 x 2.1 cm (1 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.320

Medium or Technique

Gold alloy

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

Frog-headed, curly-tailed zoomorph; suspension ring on underside at neck. See 1985.918 for a similar effigy pendant.

Provenance

1922, sold by Walter Channing Wyman (b. 1850 - d. 1923), Chicago, to the MFA [see note]. (Accession Date: February 2, 1922)

NOTE: Purchased as part of a group of 67 objects (MFA accession nos. 22.282 - 22.348) for $5000.

Credit Line

Maria Wharton Wales Fund