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Cross pendant: MAR.M.296-1912

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

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Description

Gold, enamelled blue, green and white, and a little black at the tip, and rock crystal with three pendant pearls; on one side a figure of Christ crucified, on the other, the Virgin and Child.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm
Width: 3.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th Century, Late-17th Century#
Circa 1550 - 1700

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, green and white, and a little black at the tip) rock crystal

Materials used in production

Gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.296-1912
Primary reference Number: 139872
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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