A Verugaus/Chiriquí Gold Figure Pendant, ca. 800 - 1500 CE


$1,950 USD

In a presentation pose, holding two identical staffs out to his sides, with flattened arms squared off at the shoulders, feet protruding from the rounded torso and a flared triangular tail, the two latter elements usually seen on bird pendants; the face with a protruding jaw, pointed nose, and deep eye sockets with coffee-bean shaped eyes, wearing a headdress with paired spirals on either side,  a suspension loop attached to the back of the head.

Dimensions: Height: 1 3/8 inch (3.5 cm), Width: 1 1/4 inches (3.17 cm)

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.

Provenance:   Collection of Joel Lloyd, NYC., acquired during the 1940s-1950s, then by descent to daughter.