Gold Pendant of a Frog with a Double-Headed Crocodile Emerging from its Mouth - FJ.6169 Origin: Costa Rica/Panama Circa: 500
AD Dimensions:2.875" (7.3cm) high Catalogue: V21 Collection: Pre-Columbian Medium: Gold
Additional Information: sold iv $4,000.00 Location: United States
Apart from their obvious charm, frogs had symbolic
importance for the ancient Costa Ricans. Gold
pendants usually show frogs in a naturalistic pose,
sitting with hind legs flexed and rear feet often as
oversized rectangular or trapezoidal plaques.