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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

Necklace

1st half 19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Necklace, peridots in brilliant-cut diamond borders, open-set in silver, backed with gold.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Peridots, diamonds, silver and gold
Brief Description
Necklace, peridots in brilliant-cut diamond borders, western Europe, early to mid 19th century
Physical Description
Necklace, peridots in brilliant-cut diamond borders, open-set in silver, backed with gold.
Dimensions
  • Height: 19.5cm
  • Width: 19.5cm
  • Depth: 1.5cm
The necklace was measured as previously displayed.
Credit line
Cory Bequest
Object history
The three large central units of the necklace probably date from about 1810, and may originally have formed part of a tiara or another necklace. The rest of the units, and probably also the earrings (M.118A&B-1951), are of a later date.
Collection
Accession Number
M.118-1951

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record createdAugust 4, 2005
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