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Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    St Gall (made)
    Thurgau (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1799 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted enamel plaques in silver filigree frame decorated with turquoise enamel and foiled glass

  • Museum number:

    186-1870

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Heart-shaped pendant consisting of two convex enamel plaques, one on the front and the other on the back, in a filigree frame. On one side is a picture of the Holy Family, and on the other St Francis receiving the stigmata. The frame is set with four foiled pastes on each side, square on one side, and round on the other, and is also decorated with dots of turquoise enamel.

Place of Origin

St Gall (made)
Thurgau (made)

Date

1700-1799 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted enamel plaques in silver filigree frame decorated with turquoise enamel and foiled glass

Dimensions

Length: 6.1 cm, Width: 6.3 cm, Depth: 1.0 cm

Descriptive line

Heart-shaped enamel pendant with religious images in silver filigree frame decorated with enamel and pastes, St Gall and Thurgau (Switzerland), 1700-1799.

Materials

Silver; Enamel; Paste

Techniques

Filigree; Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Stigmata

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Christianity; Traditional jewellery (Europe)

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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