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Religious pendant

Religious pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1699 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold filigree frame set with square, clear, facetted pastes, enclosing a <i>verre églomisé</i> image on a gold ground on glass

  • Credit Line:

    Alfred Williams Hearn Gift

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.395-1923

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Horizontal oval verre églomisé painting of two male saints embracing under the gaze of the head of God in a cloud, on a gold ground. The painting is set in a plain gold frame. The central frame is surrounded by a border of gold filigree set with 21 square clear stones set at an angle to the central frame. The central picture is backed by cardboard.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

1600-1699 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold filigree frame set with square, clear, facetted pastes, enclosing a verre églomisé image on a gold ground on glass

Dimensions

Height: 4.7 cm, Width: 5.4 cm, Depth: 0.6 cm

Descriptive line

Verre églomisé image of two saints in a gold filigree frame set with pastes, Spain, 1600-1699.

Materials

Gold; Paste; Glass

Techniques

Filigree; Verre

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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