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Locket

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold (émail en résille sur verre)
    and baroque pearl

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.65-1952

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 7, shelf C, box 10

Physical description

Email en résille on blue glass, mounted in enamelled gold. Hung with a baroque pearl.

Place of Origin

Europe (made)

Date

1850-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold (émail en résille sur verre)
and baroque pearl

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm, Width: 3.2 cm, Depth: 1.3 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold locket email en résille on blue glass and hung with a baroque pearl, Western Europe, 1850–1900; related to a plaster cast by Alfred André (1839–1919).

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Somers-Cock, Anna, Princely Magnificence: court jewels of the Renaissance, 1500-1630, V&A, 1980, p.78, cat. 90

Materials

Glass; Gold; Pearl; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Scrolling foliage

Categories

ELISE; Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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