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Religious pendant

Religious pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1800-1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver filigree frame enclosing a clear glass plaque

  • Museum number:

    328-1890

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vertical lozenge-shaped pendant, consisting of a frame of filigree scrolls surrounding a square central plaque of clear glass. The suspension loop at the top is made from a band of twisted wires. The glass plaque has bevelled edges, and is inscribed with a double-barred cross on the front.

Place of Origin

Spain (possibly, made)

Date

1800-1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver filigree frame enclosing a clear glass plaque

Dimensions

Length: 7.1 cm, Width: 6.1 cm, Depth: 1.0 cm

Descriptive line

Glass pendant engraved with a patriarchal cross, in a silver filigree frame, Spain, 1800-1890.

Materials

Silver; Crystal

Techniques

Filigree

Subjects depicted

Cross

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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