Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Shark Pendant

Date:
11th–16th century
Geography:
Costa Rica or Panama, Burica Peninsula
Culture:
Chiriqui
Medium:
Gold (cast alloy)
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 x W. 1 1/4 in. (7.9 x 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1054
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 357
[Allan Caplan, New York, until 1962]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1962, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1962–1978

Jones, Julie, and Heidi King. "Gold of the Americas." The Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art vol. 59, no. 4 (Spring 2002), p. 48.

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