textured high polish, Diquis Style Gold Alloy, body with leg measurements 2-1/4 x 4-3/8 in., articulated claws length 3-1/2 in., 469.7 grams
Provenance: Private Collection, New York
Note: The metal was tested with a ThermoFisher XRF Precious Metal Analyzer which returned the following results: 20.32 karat fineness (84.66% gold composition) with other elements present including Copper (13.51%), Platinum (under 1%) and Silver (under 1%)
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surface scratches to metal, patina to metal
Private Collection, New York