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Pendant: M.5-1972

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Maker(s)

Carlo & Arthur Giuliano (Maker)
Ricketts, Charles de Sousy (Designer)

Description

Gold, decorated with translucent green enamel, and set with a central cabochon green turquoise, with a pearl on each side, and an amethyst drop below, having at the top a triangular loop to take a chain

Notes

History note: Given to Katherine Bradley (1846-1914) by Charles Ricketts (1866-1931) on 8 December 1899; Mrs Sturge-Moore; by descent to the children of Mrs Sturge-Moore: Miss Riette Sturge-Moore and Daniel Sturge More

Legal notes

Bought with the Leverton Harris Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1972) by Sturge-Moore, Riette, Miss and Sturge-Moore, Daniel

Dating

Late 19th Century
Victorian
Production date: AD 1899 : Completed before 5 December 1899 and given to Katherine Bradley (1846-1914) on 8 December 1899.

Note

Ricketts' design for the pendant is in an album in the Department of Prints and Drawings of the British Museum, 198 a 43, 1962-8-9-2 (36). According to Diana Scarisbrick (Documentation 1982), the pendant was 'Designed to hang on the breast of Icarus in a painting, and was then given to Michael [Katherine Bradley 1846-1914)], who wore it on a thin gold chain.' It was completed before 5 December 1899 and was given to Miss Bradley on 8 December 1899.

School or Style

Renaissance Revival

Components of the work

Mount composed of enamel ( translucent green) gold Cabochon composed of green turquoise Drop composed of amethyst Side Projections composed of pearl Gold Mount Stones

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C&AG [in oval reserve]
  • Location: On gold
  • Method of creation: Applied
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5-1972
Primary reference Number: 93547
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 June 2021 Last processed: Thursday 17 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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