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Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1660 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold with table-cut rubies

  • Museum number:

    220-1874

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 10, shelf B, box 9

Physical description

Enamelled gold pendant with a border of table-cut rubies framing a relief under glass or rock crystal of Christ bearing the cross. On the reverse flowers and a daisy (a symbol of innocence).

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1660 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold with table-cut rubies

Dimensions

Height: 3.2 cm, Width: 2.8 cm, Depth: 0.5 cm

Object history note

ex Webb Collection

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold pendant with a border of table-cut rubies framing a relief of Christ bearing the cross, made in France, about 1660

Materials

Gold; Ruby; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Crucifixes

Categories

Christianity; Jewellery; Metalwork; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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