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Necklace

Necklace

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (made)

  • Date:

    1840-1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted glass set in gilt metal

  • Credit Line:

    Cory Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.90&PART-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Necklace of oval glass plaques set in gilt metal, linked by two rows of chain. Six of the plaques are opaque grey, and eight are made of opaque turquoise glass. All have painted bunches of flowers on the front, in the style of micro-mosaics. The turquoise plaques are graduated in size, and the end plaque has a snap clasp fitting behind it. There is also an extra grey plaque, matching those in the necklace, with a snap clasp fitting.

Place of Origin

Europe (made)

Date

1840-1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted glass set in gilt metal

Marks and inscriptions

'F...' above two clasped hands, in an oval frame.
Mark of unidentified maker.
On snap of clasp.

Descriptive line

Necklace of glass plaques with painted flowers in gilt metal mounts, Europe, 1840-1860.

Materials

Glass; Gilt

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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