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Religious pendant

Religious pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    1718 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver-gilt medallion in pierced silver-gilt frame

  • Credit Line:

    Dr W.L. Hildburgh Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


1718 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Silver-gilt medallion in pierced silver-gilt frame

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on the back, at the top.


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.



Subjects depicted

Arms; Agnus; Head


Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity


Metalwork Collection

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