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Religious pendant

Religious pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Sicily (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1699 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold frame containing <i>verre églomisé</i> images

  • Credit Line:

    Murray bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.996-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vertical oval pendant containing verre églomisé paintings, of a male and female saint's head respectively, on each side. The paintings are set in a gold frame, with an elaborate border of scrolls enamelled in blue and white. The frame hangs by three chains from a suspension ring.

Place of Origin

Sicily (made)

Date

1600-1699 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold frame containing verre églomisé images

Dimensions

Length: 3.9 cm, Width: 1.7 cm, Depth: 0.7 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold pendant containing verre églomisé images of saints, Sicily (Italy), 1600-1699.

Materials

Gold; Glass

Techniques

Verre; Enamelling

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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