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Badge

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Rock crystal and enamelled gold, with applied red enamel

  • Museum number:

    226-1864

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pendant badge of the Order of Santiago, possibly for a child, of rock crystal and enamelled gold, with a red enamel cross applied on the front.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Rock crystal and enamelled gold, with applied red enamel

Dimensions

Height: 3.2 cm, Width: 1.7 cm, Depth: 0.7 cm

Descriptive line

Pendant badge of the Order of Santiago, of rock crystal and enamelled gold, with a red enamel cross applied on the front, Spain, early 17th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Somers-Cock, Anna, Princely Magnificence: court jewels of the Renaissance, 1500-1630, V&A, 1980, p.84, cat. 112

Subjects depicted

Cross

Categories

Jewellery; Christianity; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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