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Presentation of the Virgin/ Transfiguration
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Presentation of the Virgin/ Transfiguration


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Description The unusual pendant is made from a copper panel with oil paintings on both sides, encased in double cabochon rock-crystal, set in a collar of silver filigree enamel. One side depicts the Annunciation to the Virgin, the other, the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple. The miniature paintings are magnified by the crystal.
Provenance Morton Rosenbaum, Philadelphia [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1965, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1965

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Period
19th century (Modern)
Medium
rock crystal, skan enamel, copper, gems
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1975
Measurements
H: 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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