Akan / Pendant (Crocodile) / Late 19th/mid 20th centuryAkan
Pendant (Crocodile)
Late 19th/mid 20th century

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Creator Name: Unknown
Creator Nationality: African; West African; Ghanain
Creator Dates/Places: Africa, Ghana//Africa, West Africa, Southern Côte d'Ivoire, Southern Ghana Africa,West Africa,Ghana
Creator Active Place: Africa,West Africa,Ghana
Creator Name-CRT: Akan
Creator Nationality: African; West African; Ivorian
Creator Dates/Places: Africa, Côte d'Ivoire Africa,West Africa,Côte d'Ivoire
Creator Active Place: Africa,West Africa,Côte d'Ivoire
Creator Name-CRT: Lagoons
Title: Pendant (Crocodile)
Title Type: preferred
View: Front view
Creation Start Date: 1875
Creation End Date: 1950
Creation Date: Late 19th/mid 20th century
Creation Place: Africa,West Africa,Côte d'Ivoire
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Classification Term: Jewelry
Materials and Techniques: gold
Dimensions: 8.3 x 12.1 x 1.2 cm (3 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1/2 in.)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1991.391
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Grace Hokin.
Rights: http://www.artic.edu/aic/rights/main.rights.html
Subject Description: Cast gold pendant of stylized crocodile. Face at PL with oval-shaped eyes and square cut-out on nose. Two sets of three cut-out triangles divided by center-line running length of body and tail. Tail turns down. Two suspension rings at top. Cast to appear as if composed of thread.
Style or Period: Akan
Style or Period: Lagoons
AMICA ID: AIC_.1991.391
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999

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