Frog effigy pendant

Diquís or Chiriquí
A.D. 700–1550


Object Place: Diquís or Chiriquí Provinces, Costa Rica or Panama

Dimensions

2.2 x 2.8 cm (7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22.325

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

Cast gold frog effigy pendant. Its front legs terminate in suspension rings.

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