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Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1860-5 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, cloisonné enamel, almandine garnet, chrysoberyls, glass, hair, textile

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.95-1961

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 22, shelf B, box 8

Physical description

Pendant in the 'Holbein style'

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1860-5 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold, cloisonné enamel, almandine garnet, chrysoberyls, glass, hair, textile

Dimensions

Height: 7.9 cm, Width: 2.8 cm, Depth: 1.2 cm

Object history note

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.

Descriptive line

England, London, about 1860-5
Gold, cloisonné enamel, almandine garnet, chrysoberyls; the reverse set with glass, hair and textile

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Almandine garnet; Chrysoberyl; Hair; Textile; Glass

Techniques

Cloisonné

Categories

Jewellery; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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