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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

Bodice Ornament

1700-1715 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Gold pendant set with Colombian emeralds and table-cut diamonds, with enamel.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Table-cut emeralds and diamonds set in gold openwork with enamel mounted on springs
Brief Description
Enamelled gold pendant set with Colombian emeralds and table-cut diamonds, made in Spain, 1700-1715
Physical Description
Gold pendant set with Colombian emeralds and table-cut diamonds, with enamel.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.9cm
  • Width: 15.3cm
  • Depth: 3.3cm
Object history
From the Treasury of the Cathedral of the Virgin of the Pillar, Zaragoza. One of a group of jewels purchased by the Museum in 1870, when the Cathedral authorities sold off treasures presented to the shrine of the Virgin in order to complete their building programme.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
325-1870

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record createdSeptember 21, 2005
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