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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. 1610-1620 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Enamelled gold pendant in the form of a figure of the Virgin of the Pillar with attendant angels, set with table- and rose-cut crystals and hung with pearls


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Enamelled gold set with table- and rose-cut rock crystals and hung with pearls
Brief Description
Enamelled gold pendant in the form of a figure of the Virgin of the Pillar with attendant angels, set with table- and rose-cut rock crystals and hung with pearls, Spain, about 1610-20.
Physical Description
Enamelled gold pendant in the form of a figure of the Virgin of the Pillar with attendant angels, set with table- and rose-cut crystals and hung with pearls
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.2cm
  • Width: 4.8cm
  • 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 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
Bibliographic Reference
Somers-Cock, Anna, Princely Magnificence: court jewels of the Renaissance, 1500-1630, V&A, 1980, p. 83, cat. 107
Collection
Accession Number
341-1870

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record createdJuly 26, 2006
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