Costa Rican Jade Staff-bearer Pendant, Atlantic watershed region, c. 300-700 AD, the monkey standing on bent legs and holding a double-headed staff before him, an alligator's head at the base with teeth bared, the top carved as a perched bird, in blue-green veined stone, lg. 3 1/4 in.
Provenance: Private collection, Rochester, New York; Sotheby's New York, November 15, 1994, Lot 268.
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