Description This lively frog carefully carved from a piece of green stone is pierced lengthwise through the base. It may have served as a bezel for a ring or as a pendant on a necklace. Frogs were seen as animals which are related to fertility and creation.
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Provenance Collection of Lord Carmichael of Skirling [a few miles north of Biggar, Scotland] [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Antiquities of the Collection of the Late Lord Carmichael of Skirling Sale, Sotheby and Company, London, June 9, 1926, lot 244 (78); Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1926, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927
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