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Religious pendant

Religious pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver filigree frame surrounding a silver-gilt medallion under glass

  • Museum number:

    318-1890

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vertical oval pendant, consisting of a frame of filigree scrolls surrounding an oval glass case containing a gilt medallion. At the top is a stylised crown. At the back, a strip of twisted wires extends vertically from the top of the medallion, and ends in a suspension ring. The medallion has an image of St Francis Xavier on the front, and St Ignatius of Loyola on the back.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

1800-1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver filigree frame surrounding a silver-gilt medallion under glass

Dimensions

Length: 7.1 cm, Width: 5.3 cm, Depth: 1.2 cm

Descriptive line

Silver religious pendant with SS. Francis Xavier and Ignatius Loyola, Spain, 1800-1890.

Materials

Silver; Silver-gilt; Glass

Techniques

Filigree; Gilding

Subjects depicted

Medallions (ornament areas); Crown; Scrolls (motifs)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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