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Frog effigy pendant

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Cast gold frog effigy with double-flanged base and two serpents issuing from the frog's mouth. Its front legs are rings for suspension.

Provenance

With Malcolm Delacorte, Cornwall, New York, by June, 1977; to MFA, September 14, 1977, purchase.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí, A.D. 900–1550

Object Place

Chiriquí, Veraguas, or Diquís Provinces, Panama or Costa Rica

Dimensions

5 x 4.2 cm (1 15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.615

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants