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Medallion Pendant

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Description This enameled gold and jeweled medallion encloses a vari-colored relief of the Resurrection, and below the crystal-set open tomb, the skeleton of death, and cloven hoofed Satan. The frame with silhouette ornament on a red ground is embellished with white open scrolls set with crystals in square collets. Three hanging chains interspersed with pearls are attached to a suspension loop, with three hanging pearls below.
Date Description Narrative
5/24/1984Examinationexamined for technical analysis
5/09/1991Examinationexamined for condition
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
Provenance Seligman, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1906, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1906

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ca. 1600
gold, enamel, jewels, pearls
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H: 3 1/8 x W: 1 7/8 in. (8 x 4.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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