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Religious pendant

Religious pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1800-1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stamped silver medallion in silver filigree frame

  • Museum number:

    330-1890

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vertical oval pendant, consisting of a frame of complex curved filigree scrolls surrounding an oval medallion. At the top is a filigree bead, with a loop for suspension above it made from a strip of twisted wires. There is a loose loop of similar design hanging from the suspension ring. The medallion is stamped with St Francis of Assisi on one side, and Saint Clare on the other.

Place of Origin

Spain (possibly, made)

Date

1800-1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stamped silver medallion in silver filigree frame

Dimensions

Length: 11.6 cm, Width: 7.4 cm, Depth: 1.5 cm

Descriptive line

Silver medallion of SS. Francis and Clare, in a silver filigree frame, Spain, 1800-1890.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Filigree

Subjects depicted

Medallions (ornament areas); Scrolls (motifs)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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