Pendant

Victorian
about 1870–80
Made by Castellani (Italian, 1814-1930) (Italian)


Dimensions

5.9 x 4 x .9 cm (2 5/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.116

Medium or Technique

Silver coin set in gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

Pendant with coin (Roman stater of Velia, 4th century B.C.), set in circular gold frame with evenly-spaced emanating rays terminating in small beads. Pin and clasp on reverse for use as a brooch.

Provenance

1963, gift of Aimee Lamb (b. 1893 - d. 1989), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 11, 1963)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb