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Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled and cast gold under rock crystal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.79-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 10, shelf B, box 10

Physical description

Enamelled gold pendant with a cast group of the Virgin and two angels holding the Holy Shroud of Besançon, under rock crystal.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled and cast gold under rock crystal

Dimensions

Height: 3.8 cm, Width: 3.3 cm, Depth: 0.7 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold pendant with a cast group of the Virgin and two angels holding the Holy Shroud of Besançon set under rock crystal, made in France, about 1650

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Rock crystal

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Angels; Shrouds

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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