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Frog Pendant

Veraguas, Period V or VI
700-1500 CE
8.48 x 7.94 x 3.05 cm (3 5/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

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Benson, Elizabeth P. 1963 Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C., p. 46, cat. 252.

Bliss, Robert Woods 1957 Pre-Columbian Art: The Robert Woods Bliss Collection. Text and Critical Analyses by S. K. Lothrop, Joy Mahler and William F. Foshag. Phaidon, New York. p. 265, cat. 220, pl. CIII.

Christensen, Erwin O. 1955 Primitive Art. Crowell, New York. p. 213, 247, fig. 211.

Graham, Mark Miller 2003 Creation Imagery in the Goldwork of Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia. In Gold and Power in Ancient Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia: A Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 9 and 10 October 1999, Jeffrey Quilter and John W. Hoopes, eds., pp. 279-299. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. p. 283, fig. 5.

Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, November 1952 to July 1962.

Acquisition History
Acquired by Robert Woods Bliss, before 1952.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1952-1962.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.

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