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Pendant: MAR.M.279-1912

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)


Maker: Unknown (Probably)




Rock crystal crucifix mounted in gold with two small pendent pearls, and one large baroque pendent pearl. There is a skull enamelled in white at the foot of the cross.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.7 cm
Width: 6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


17th Century, Early#
Circa 1600 CE - 1650 CE


Formerly described as Spanish school

School or Style


Components of the work

Pendant composed of pearls ( three hanging from pendant)

Materials used in production

Rock crystal

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.279-1912
Primary reference Number: 139870
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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