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Pendant

Date:
16th century
Culture:
Spanish
Medium:
Gold, rock crystal, enamel, verre églomisé
Dimensions:
2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in. (7.3 x 5.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.908
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 535
One of the hinged sides of the unusually deep case shows the Virgin in Glory; the other, Saint John the Baptist. It is believed to have come from the convent of San Pablo in Valladolid and to have belonged to the duke of Lerma.
Duke of Lerma, Francisco Gómez de Sandoval y Rojas ; Mr. Eugen Gutmann , Berlin ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (until 1917; to MMA)
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