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Chain

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1650-1799 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold set with glass plaques

  • Museum number:

    4228-1857

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 10, shelf C, box 7

Physical description

Fragment of an enamelled gold chain, set with glass plaques cast with a monogram, the links in between depicting lovers' knots

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1650-1799 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold set with glass plaques

Dimensions

Height: 1.6 cm, Width: 16 cm, Depth: 0.6 cm

Descriptive line

Fragment of an enamelled gold chain, set with glass plaques bearing a cipher, and links depicting true lover's knots, made in France, 1650-1700

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Glass

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Knots (motifs)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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