Large Coclé Gold Frog Pendant ca. A.D. 800-1200
Acquired from the above by the present owner's family in 1973
These 'flange-footed' frogs, often with stylized emanations from the mouth are found in various parts of the Isthmus region including the Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí region of Costa Rica. for similar frogs and style elements, see Graham in Quilter and Hoopes (2003:282-283, figs. 4-6); Lothrop (1950:65, Fig. 98 d); and Marzio (2011:157) the latter a frog in the Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.