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Pendant

Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1799 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver-gilt with <i>verre églomisé</i> painting on glass

  • Credit Line:

    Alfred Williams Hearn Gift

  • Museum number:

    M.59-1923

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Square pendant containing two verre églomisé pictures on a gold ground, in a silver-gilt filigree frame. On one side is the face of Christ from the Veil of Veronica of Jaen, surrounded by the Instruments of the Passion (ladder, spear, sponge, tongs, hammer and nails). On the other side is a female saint in Dominican robes, holding a flower, probably Saint Catherine of Sienna. There is a loop for suspension at the top.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

1700-1799 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver-gilt with verre églomisé painting on glass

Dimensions

Height: 3.1 cm, Width: 2.7 cm, Depth: 0.9 cm

Descriptive line

Silver-gilt pendant, set with verre églomisé paintings of St. Catherine and the Christ of Jaen, Spain, probably 1700-1799.

Materials

Silver-gilt; Glass

Techniques

Verre

Subjects depicted

Passion

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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