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Necklace

Necklace

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1750-1799 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black facetted pastes set in gilt metal

  • Museum number:

    166&PART-1872

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Part of a necklace, consisting of alternating links of black pastes on gilded metal, with a snap clasp. There are seven oval pastes, six lozenge-shaped, and two square. The lozenge and square pastes are each claw-set in the centre of a long link with scrolls at each end, either side of a short bar, to which the loop at each end of the oval links is attached. The snap clasp is a long, slightly-curved rectangle, with an engraved floral pattern on the front.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1750-1799 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Black facetted pastes set in gilt metal

Dimensions

length: 273 mm, width: 10 mm, depth: 5 mm

Descriptive line

Part of a necklace of black glass links set in gilded metal, Germany, 1750-1799.

Materials

Gilded; Paste

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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