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Religious pendant

Religious pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    1718 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver-gilt medallion in pierced silver-gilt frame

  • Credit Line:

    Dr W.L. Hildburgh Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.316-1956

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oval silver-gilt medallion of the Virgin of Mount Carmel, in a pierced frame of scrolls and winged angel's heads. There are loops for suspension at the top and bottom, and on the top edges of the sides. The back is engraved with two ovals, one containing an unidentified coat of arms, the other the Lamb of God (Agnus Dei) holding a pennant. At the top is the date 1718.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

1718 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver-gilt medallion in pierced silver-gilt frame

Marks and inscriptions

'1718'
Inscribed on the back, at the top.

Dimensions

Length: 8.1 cm, Width: 7.9 cm, Depth: 0.2 cm

Descriptive line

Silver-gilt religious medallion of the Virgin of Mount Carmel, Spain, 1718.

Materials

Silver-gilt

Subjects depicted

Arms; Agnus; Head

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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