Necklace

Italian
19th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

25.3 x 5 x 1.1 cm (9 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.341

Medium or Technique

Guilted metal with enamel, jewels, crystal and pearls

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace in “Renaissance” style, made of gilded silver, enamel, seed pearls, and small cut blue jewels, with central pendant with half figure of cloudy crystal in arched shrine set with blue jewels; five small gilded cupids each mounted on gilded silver and enamel, with swags of linked seed pearls, connected by blue stone; not in perfect condition, some linked seed pearls loose, one missing.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman