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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. 1880 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pendant, silver frame with niello decoration, decorated in the centre, a panel of Florentine mosaic representing a butterfly, a fly and a beetle. Locket fitting on the reverse.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silver with niello decoration, mosaic
Brief Description
Pendant with florentine pietre dure mosaic. Probably mounted in germany, about 1880. Mosaic, set in silver and niello, with glass. Locket fitting on the reverse.
Physical Description
Pendant, silver frame with niello decoration, decorated in the centre, a panel of Florentine mosaic representing a butterfly, a fly and a beetle. Locket fitting on the reverse.
Dimensions
  • Height: 7.5cm
  • Width: 4cm
  • Depth: 0.8cm
Credit line
Given by Mrs D. R. Bridgman
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
M.13-1974

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record createdJanuary 9, 2006
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