Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Deer-Head Figure Pendant

Date:
11th–16th century
Geography:
Costa Rica, Burica Peninsula
Culture:
Chiriqui
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/4 x W. 3 1/4 in. (10.8 x 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Jan Mitchell and Sons Collection, Gift of Jan Mitchell, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.419.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
Jan Mitchell, New York, acquired by 1969, until 1991

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Precolumbian Art In Mew York: Selections From Private Collections. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, September 12–November 9, 1969, no. 126.

Jones, Julie. The Art of Precolumbian Gold: The Jan Mitchell Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985, no. 3, pp. 90–91.



Related Objects

Frog Pendant

Date: 11th–16th century Medium: Gold Accession: 1991.419.1 On view in:Gallery 357

Eagle Pendant

Date: 11th–16th century Medium: Gold (cast) Accession: 1979.206.1052 On view in:Gallery 357

Turtle Pendant

Date: 10th–16th century Medium: Gold (cast alloy) Accession: 1979.206.913 On view in:Gallery 357

Eagle Pendant

Date: 11th–16th century Medium: Gold Accession: 1977.187.22 On view in:Gallery 357

Turtle Pendant

Date: 11th–16th century Medium: Gold Accession: 1991.419.4 On view in:Gallery 357