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Religious pendant

Religious pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Lombardy (made)

  • Date:

    1812-1872 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pierced silver on silver chain

  • Museum number:

    795-1891

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

From the Fouche collection.

Physical description

Silver pendant, shaped like a vase, made from pierced sheet, and hung by three short chains (one broken) from a decorative pierced plaque attached to a ring for suspension. On one side of the vase is the top half of a saint praying before a crucifix, and on the other a saint facing outwards, with sword and shield.

Place of Origin

Lombardy (made)

Date

1812-1872 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pierced silver on silver chain

Marks and inscriptions

Anvil.
Mark for 800 standard silver, for small articles, Kingdom of Lombardy, 1812-1872.
On one of the handles.

Dimensions

Length: 9.8 cm, Width: 3.5 cm, Depth: 1.8 cm

Descriptive line

Silver religious pendant shaped like a vase, Italy, 1812-1872.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Piercing

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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