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Jaguar Pendant

Date:
11th–16th century
Geography:
Costa Rica
Culture:
Chiriquí
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 x W. 1 3/8 in. (7.9 x 3.5 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Jan Mitchell and Sons Collection, Gift of Jan Mitchell, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.419.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
Jan Mitchell, New York, acquired by 1970, until 1991

Easby, Elizabeth Kennedy, and John F. Scott. Before Cortez: Sculpture in Middle America. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970, No. 225.

Jones, Julie. The Art of Precolumbian Gold: The Jan Mitchell Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985, no. 7, pp. 98-99.



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