Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Frog Pendant

Date:
12th–14th century
Geography:
Panama, Azuero Peninsula, Rio Parita region
Culture:
Parita
Medium:
Gold, tooth inlay
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 x W. 2 x D. 1 1/8 in. (6.4 x 5.1 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1072
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, until 1963]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1963, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1963–1978

Jones, Julie. The Art of Precolumbian Gold: The Jan Mitchell Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985, p. 20, no. 11.

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 46.



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