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Immaculate Pendants of the Virgin

Details

Artist

Unknown

Title

Immaculate Pendants of the Virgin

Date

1770s

Medium

Enamelled gold

Dimensions

H: 5.7 and 6.9 cm

Reference

CVCSC:0351.1.S

Collection

Naples

Status

On Display

One pendant depicts the Virgin enamelled in blue, the second is enamelled in white and black, the frame pierced with an inscription and set with green stones, thought to be emeralds.

Immaculata Pendants of the Virgin 1770s © Compton Verney, photo by Jamie Woodley

Immaculata Pendant of the Virgin 1770s © Compton Verney, photo by Jamie Woodley

Immaculata Pendant of the Virgin 1770s © Compton Verney, photo by Jamie Woodley