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Pendant Reliquary Cross: M.36-1983

Object information

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Pendant Reliquary Cross

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold, enamelled in white, red, and a little blue, and set on the front with seven table- cut red garnets. Cross-shaped with foliate ornaments at the end of each arm, and a loop and ring for suspension at the top. The back of the cross is hinged and opens to reveal a compartment divided into five sections. The surface is partly enamelled white and has a four-petalled red flower head in the centre of the cross.

Notes

History note: Harvey & Gore, 4 Burlington Gardens, London, W. 1. from whom purchased by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Width: 3.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs

Dating

Second quarter of 17th century
Production date: circa AD 1630

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( white, red, and a little blue) garnet
Wole Height 5.5 cm

Materials used in production

Gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.36-1983
Primary reference Number: 163606
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 November 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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