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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1912 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Partridge, May Hart (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, <I>plique-à-jour</I> enamel and cabochon amethyst

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Joan Partridge

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 27, shelf D, box 7

Physical description

Pendant of silver, decorated with plique-à-jour enamel to represent intertwined birds and set with a cabochon amethyst.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1912 (made)


Partridge, May Hart (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, plique-à-jour enamel and cabochon amethyst


Height: 22.7 cm with chain, Width: 2.2 cm, Depth: 0.4 cm

Object history note

Designed and made by May Hart Partridge (d.1917), wife of Fred Partridge.

Descriptive line

Pendant of silver, enamel and set with a cabochon amethyst, made by May Hart Partridge, England, about 1912


Silver; Amethyst; Enamel



Subjects depicted

Stylised birds


Jewellery; Metalwork; Accessories


Metalwork Collection

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