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Bow

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (West, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1630-1660 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold set with rubies and hung with a pearl

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.94-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 10, shelf C, box 11

Physical description

Enamelled gold pendant in the form of a bow, probably from a necklace or bracelet, set with rubies and hung with a pearl, the back with flowers in painted enamel.

Place of Origin

Europe (West, made)

Date

ca. 1630-1660 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold set with rubies and hung with a pearl

Dimensions

Height: 4.7 cm, Width: 2.9 cm, Depth: 1.3 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold pendant in the form of a bow, set with rubies and hung with a pearl, the back with flowers in painted enamel, made in Western Europe, about 1630-1660

Materials

Ruby; Gold; Pearl; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Bow (ribbon); Foliation (pattern)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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