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Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)
    ca. 1860 (altered)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, enamel, diamonds and a layered agate (sardonyx) cameo

  • Museum number:

    M.33-1985

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 22, shelf B, box 9

Physical description

Pendant composed of an enamelled gold frame set with diamonds and a cameo of Elizabeth I. The cameo carved on the reverse with a crowned pillar and a rising sun, emblems associated with Elizabeth I

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1600 (made)
ca. 1860 (altered)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold, enamel, diamonds and a layered agate (sardonyx) cameo

Dimensions

Height: 6.2 cm, Width: 2.8 cm, Depth: 0.6 cm

Descriptive line

Pendant composed of an enamelled gold frame set with diamonds and a cameo of Elizabeth I, the cameo ca.1600, the setting about 1860

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Diamond; Sardonyx

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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