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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery


1860-5 (made)
Place of origin

Pendant in the 'Holbein style'

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Gold, cloisonné enamel, almandine garnet, chrysoberyls, glass, hair, textile
Brief description
England, London, about 1860-5
Gold, cloisonné enamel, almandine garnet, chrysoberyls; the reverse set with glass, hair and textile
Physical description
Pendant in the 'Holbein style'
  • Height: 7.9cm
  • Width: 2.8cm
  • Depth: 1.2cm
Object history
In the 'Holbein style'. Pendants of this kind were shown by several London firms, including Howell & James and London & Ryder, at the London International Exhibition of 1862. None is directly based on a design by Holbein.
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Record createdAugust 26, 2005
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