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Pendant: MAR.M.280-1912

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Enamelled gold, rock crystal, and garnets. Three-sided oval form with three cabochon garnets between 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.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator, Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831-1912)

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1625 CE

Note

Probably Spanish

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of crystal enamel

Materials used in production

Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.280-1912
Primary reference Number: 166986
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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

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