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Triangular gold pendant with the Life of Christ

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An image of Pendant/ Jewellery. Unknown Maker, Spanish. Triangular with three jewels and oval panels containing against a blue background three scenes from the life of Christ, the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Crucifixion and the Resurrection - the figures in white, the drop also being white enamel over the gold. Enamelled gold and crystal, height, whole, 5.1, cm, circa 1500-1660. Renaissance.

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Pendant/ Jewellery. Unknown Maker, Spanish. Triangular with three jewels and oval panels containing against a blue background three scenes from the life of Christ, the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Crucifixion and the Resurrection - the figures in white, the drop also being white enamel over the gold. Enamelled gold and crystal, height, whole, 5.1, cm, circa 1500-1660. Renaissance.

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  • Accession Number: MAR.M.280-1912
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 537 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 152.81kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

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