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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. 1700 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pendant in two parts composed of table-cut and rose-cut diamonds set in scrolling gold openwork. The reverse engraved with a foliate pattern


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Table-cut and rose-cut diamonds set in gold openwork
Brief Description
Pendant in two parts composed of table-cut and rose-cut diamonds set in scrolling gold openwork, maade in Spain, about 1700
Physical Description
Pendant in two parts composed of table-cut and rose-cut diamonds set in scrolling gold openwork. The reverse engraved with a foliate pattern
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.7cm
  • Width: 4.2cm
  • Depth: 1.2cm
Object history
Formerly the Treasury of the Cathedral of the Virgin of the Pillar, Saragossa. One of a group of jewels purchased by the Museum when the Cathedral authorities sold off treasures presented to the shrine of the Virgin in order to complete their building programme.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
407-1873

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record createdSeptember 21, 2005
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