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Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (south, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold set with table-cut diamonds and rubies and hung with pearls

  • Museum number:

    4212-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 7, shelf D, box 9

Physical description

Enamelled gold pendant, set with table-cut diamonds and rubies and hung with pearls, depicting the pelican in its piety, mounted over a scrolling openwork plate.

Place of Origin

Germany (south, made)

Date

ca. 1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold set with table-cut diamonds and rubies and hung with pearls

Dimensions

Height: 8.1 cm, Width: 5.9 cm, Depth: 1.6 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold pendant, set with table-cut diamonds and rubies and hung with pearls, depicting the pelican in her piety, mounted over a scrolling openwork plate, South Germany, about 1600.

Materials

Gold; Diamond; Ruby; Pearl

Techniques

Lapidary; Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Scrolls (motifs); Pelican

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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