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Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1550-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold with <i>verre eglomisé</i> and
    a pearl

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.540-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 8, shelf B, box 3

Physical description

Rock crystal pendant mounted in enamelled gold, hung with a pearl and set with a panel of verre eglomisé representing the Road to Calvary and (inset) the Risen Christ appearing to St, Mary Magdalene

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1550-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold with verre eglomisé and
a pearl

Dimensions

Height: 7.2 cm, Width: 4.9 cm, Depth: 1 cm

Object history note

ex Spitzer Collection

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold with verre eglomisé, hung with a pearl, representing the Road to Calvary and (inset) the Risen Christ appearing to St, Mary Magdalene, Italy, about 1550-1600, frame 1600-20.

Production Note

Frame 1600-20

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Glass

Categories

Christianity; Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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