Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pendant and necklace

Date:
last quarter 19th century
Culture:
Austrian
Medium:
Gold, enamel, rubies, diamonds, emerald
Dimensions:
15 x 2-5/8 in. (38.1 x 6.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.25a, b
Not on view
Marking: Owl in oval (mark for gold articles imoprted into France from countries without customs conventions, 1893 to present)

Location of mark:
On top ring of pendant, bottom ring of cartouche holding emerald drop, on two top units of chains, twice on ring of eagle's right wing, on ring on dragon's tail, and six times on links of necklace.
George and Florence Blumenthal , New York (until 1941; to MMA)
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