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Pendant

late 17th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Pendant or breast ornament of three parts composed of table-cut diamonds set in scrolling, gold foliated openwork. The middle section appears to be earlier


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Table-cut diamonds set in scrolling, gold foliated openwork
Brief description
Pendant or breast ornament of three parts composed of table-cut diamonds set in scrolling, gold foliated openwork, Iberia, late 17th century
Physical description
Pendant or breast ornament of three parts composed of table-cut diamonds set in scrolling, gold foliated openwork. The middle section appears to be earlier
Dimensions
  • Height: 13cm
  • Width: 8.2cm
  • Depth: 1cm
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 when the Cathedral authorities sold off treasures presented to the shrine of the Virgin in order to complete their building programme.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
Edgcumbe, Richard. Catalogue entry. In: Lords of the Ocean. Treasures of the Portuguese Empire in the 16th - 18th centuries, ed. by Yulia Buzykina and Vladimir Tauber. Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Moscow Kremlin Museums, Moscow, 5 December 2017 - 25 February 2018. Moscow, 2017. ISBN 978-5-88678-316-2
Collection
Accession number
406-1873

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Record createdSeptember 21, 2005
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