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Religious pendant

Religious pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Murcia (made)

  • Date:

    1865-1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver-gilt medallion in a silver filigree frame

  • Museum number:

    740-1870

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Bought for the museum by Senor Atienza for three shillings in Murcia in 1870.

Physical description

Pierced oval silver-gilt medallion of Saint James on horseback in a silver filigree frame in the shape of a stylised, crowned, double-headed eagle.

Place of Origin

Murcia (made)

Date

1865-1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver-gilt medallion in a silver filigree frame

Dimensions

Length: 6.8 cm, Width: 4.6 cm, Depth: 0.7 cm

Descriptive line

Silver filigree pendant enclosing a gilt figure of St James the Moor-slayer, Murcia (Spain), 1865-1870.

Materials

Silver; Silver-gilt

Techniques

Filigree

Subjects depicted

Eagle

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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