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Large Taino Serpentine Frog-Man Form (1000-1500 CE). Large serpentine frog-man/zemi--like form. Nicely polished to capture the luminous quality of the stone. åÊFigure is in transition from human to frog ally. Frog's association with rain and fertility suggests this piece was crafted to appeal to the gods of abundance. Size: 5'' x 7'' x 4'' (13 x 18 x 10 cm). Provenance: Larry Roberts, author of Taino Sculpture: Art of the Gods.

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Large Taino Serpentine Frog-Man Form (1000-1500 CE)

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Dec 19, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USA