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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Pendant

ca. 1790 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pendant, pastes (glass) set in silver decorated with enamelled gold enclosing sheaves in gold wire, and with a suspension loop in the form of a bow. Wheat sheaves (a symbol of fertility and prosperity) are repeated in hair on the reverse of the pendant.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pastes (glass) and silver with enamelled gold and gold wire, hair on the reverse
Brief Description
Pendant, pastes (glass) set in silver decorated with enamelled gold enclosing sheaves in gold wire, hair on the reverse, made in Switzerland, about 1790
Physical Description
Pendant, pastes (glass) set in silver decorated with enamelled gold enclosing sheaves in gold wire, and with a suspension loop in the form of a bow. Wheat sheaves (a symbol of fertility and prosperity) are repeated in hair on the reverse of the pendant.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.2cm
  • Width: 3.3cm
  • Depth: 0.8cm
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
342-1864

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record createdJune 30, 2005
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