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Frog effigy pendant

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Hollow cast gold alloy double frog effigy pendant. Both frogs hold a thin bar in their front paws which functions as the suspension "rings."

Provenance

With Walter Channing Wyman, Chicago(?), by 1922; to MFA, February 1922, purchased as part of a group of 67 pieces for $5,000.

Credit Line

Maria Wharton Wales Fund

Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí, A.D. 900–1550

Place of Origin

Chiriquí or Veraguas Province, Panama

Dimensions

4.5 x 3.6 x 1.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.312

Medium or Technique

Gold alloy

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants