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Cross

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1905 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Enguerrand, Henri Frédéric Comte du Suau de la Croix, born 1840 - died 1914 (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver-gilt openwork decorated with <i>plique-à-jour</i> enamel in relief and set with diamonds and half-pearls

  • Museum number:

    553-1905

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 25, shelf D, box 1

Physical description

Silver-gilt openwork pendant cross decorated with plique-à-jour enamel in relief and set with diamonds and half-pearls, signed CTE DU SAU DE LA CROIX, with a Paris warranty mark for 1838 onwards

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1905 (made)

Artist/maker

Enguerrand, Henri Frédéric Comte du Suau de la Croix, born 1840 - died 1914 (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver-gilt openwork decorated with plique-à-jour enamel in relief and set with diamonds and half-pearls

Marks and inscriptions

signed CTE DU SAU DE LA CROIX

Mark
Paris warranty mark for 1838 onwards

Dimensions

Height: 13.5 cm, Width: 9.4 cm, Depth: 1 cm

Descriptive line

Silver-gilt openwork pendant cross decorated with plique-à-jour enamel and set with diamonds and half-pearls, designed and made by Henri Frédéric Enguerrand, Comte du Suau de la Croix, France, about 1905

Materials

Silver-gilt; Diamond; Pearl

Techniques

Enamelled

Subjects depicted

Openwork; Cross

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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