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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. 1600-1700 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Enamelled gold pendant set with a layered agate cameo of the Devotion of Marcus Curtius, hung with a pearl. The cameo was probably inspired by the work of Francesco Tortorino.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Enamelled gold set with a layered agate cameo hung with a pearl
Brief Description
Enamelled gold pendant set with an onyx cameo of the Devotion of Marcus Curtius, hung with a pearl. The cameo, inspired by the work of Francesco Tortorino, probably Milan, about 1600, the mount about 1650-1700.
Physical Description
Enamelled gold pendant set with a layered agate cameo of the Devotion of Marcus Curtius, hung with a pearl. The cameo was probably inspired by the work of Francesco Tortorino.
Dimensions
  • Height: 4.8cm
  • Width: 3.6cm
  • Depth: 0.9cm
Style
Credit line
Given by Dame Joan Evans
Production
Cameo about 1600, mount about 1650-1700
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
M.89-1975

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record createdAugust 3, 2005
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