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Pendant

Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1799 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast silver-gilt set with clear pastes enclosing a gilt image under glass on a blue painted ground

  • Museum number:

    228-1864

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Two-part cast openwork silver-gilt pendant, consisting of a crown above, with a heart hanging below it. The crown is set with three clear pastes and has a small cross at the top. The heart is pierced by two arrows, and is set with six clear pastes surrounding a gilt image of the Virgin and Child, on a blue ground, under glass.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

1700-1799 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cast silver-gilt set with clear pastes enclosing a gilt image under glass on a blue painted ground

Dimensions

Length: 5.1 cm, Width: 3.0 cm, Depth: 0.9 cm

Descriptive line

Silver-gilt pendant of a crown and heart containing an image of the Virgin Mary, Spain, 1700-1799.

Materials

Silver-gilt; Paste; Glass

Subjects depicted

Heart; Crown

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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