Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pendant

Date:
16th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Gold, crystal, heliotrope, enamel
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 5/8 × 2 5/8 in. (9.2 × 6.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.305
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on scroll at top of cross: INRI [Jesus Nazarenus Rex Judaeorum (Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews)]
Frédéric Spitzer , Paris (until 1893; his sale, April 17–June 16, 1893, no. 1807) ; Fritz von Gans , Frankfurt ; Michael Friedsam (until 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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