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Necklace

ca. 1760 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Necklace of opaline (a variety of paste imitating opal) and white pastes set in silver. Rosettes alternating with leaf devices; pendant with bow and drop.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Opaline, pastes, silver
Brief Description
Necklace of opaline and white pastes set in silver, decorated with rosettes alternating with leaf devices, and a pendant, possibly France, about 1760
Physical Description
Necklace of opaline (a variety of paste imitating opal) and white pastes set in silver. Rosettes alternating with leaf devices; pendant with bow and drop.
Dimensions
  • Unclasped length: 34.5cm
  • Clasped width: 11.74cm
  • Including pendant diameter: 17cm
  • Central rosette & pendant length: 6.79cm
  • Depth: 0.89cm
Credit line
Given by Dame Joan Evans
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
M.154-1975

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record createdJune 9, 2005
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