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Cross

  • Place of origin:

    Normandy (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold set with rock crystal

  • Museum number:

    71-1869

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Stylised two-part cross made from openwork gold in a floral design, with four high conical mounts set with circular white crystals on the main section, with smaller crystals between them. The lowest limb of the cross hangs loosely from a bar at the base of the main section, and has a matching central drop-shaped conical mount, with smaller crystals around it. There is a long loop for suspension on the back at the top.

Place of Origin

Normandy (made)

Date

1800-1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold set with rock crystal

Marks and inscriptions

Illegible mark in shaped frame (without counter-mark on back).
On front, on suspension bar of main segment.

Dimensions

Length: 5.6 cm, Width: 5.0 cm, Depth: 1.6 cm

Descriptive line

Gold pendant cross set with crystals, Normandy (France), 1800-1830.

Materials

Gold; Crystal

Subjects depicted

Cross

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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