Pendant of Order of Saint Esprit

Southern France
late 18th–19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.255

Medium or Technique

Paste; gold and silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

Gold wire bowknot and scrolls with dove carrying a branch of grapes and leaves, the whole set with brilliants, rubies, emeralds and sapphires. One emerald missing.

Markings

French maker's mark

Provenance

By 1910, Miss Ellen F. Moseley; 1924, bequest of Miss Ellen F. Moseley through Mrs. Margaret LeMoyne Wentworth and Miss Helen Freemen Hull to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen F. Moseley