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Pendant

Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold set with a baroque pearl and a ruby and hung with pearls

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.243-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Enamelled gold pendant in the form of an eagle and a snake set with a baroque pearl and a ruby and hung with pearls. Paris warranty mark for 1838 onwards

Place of Origin

Europe (made)

Date

late 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold set with a baroque pearl and a ruby and hung with pearls

Marks and inscriptions

Mark
Paris warranty mark for 1838 onwards

Dimensions

Height: 5.4 cm, Width: 3.5 cm, Depth: 1.8 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold pendant in the form of an eagle and a snake set with a baroque pearl and a ruby and hung with pearls. Paris warranty mark for 1838 onwards, Europe, Late 16th century

Materials

Gold; Ruby; Pearl

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Snakes; Eagle

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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