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Necklace

Necklace

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    1750-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, parcel-gilt and set with diamonds and emeralds in gold collets

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Winifred Mary Bompas

  • Museum number:

    M.100-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silver-gilt necklace set with green and white facetted stones. The necklace consists of 23 segments, of two alternating shapes, hinged together with a single white stone in a closed setting between each. 12 of the segments are horizontal and set with a diagonal band of three square-cut green stones with two white stones in the corners. The other 11 are vertical with a central square-cut green stone, with a fan of three white stones above and below. Two additional vertical segments form the clasp, with a loop added at the side of one, and a corresponding hook on the back of the other.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

1750-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver, parcel-gilt and set with diamonds and emeralds in gold collets

Dimensions

Height: 15.5 cm, Width: 14 cm, Depth: 0.6 cm

Descriptive line

Silver necklace, gilded on the back and set with diamonds and emeralds in gold collets, Spain, 1750-1850.

Materials

Silver; Diamond; Gold; Emerald

Techniques

Parcel gilding

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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