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DOUBLE-HEADED EAGLE PENDANT

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The design is a double headed eagle with a crown in an openwork design. It is very stylized and is openwork set with flat emeralds, only the central one of any size. The eyes and the tip of the tail of the eagle and the tip of the crown are set with small rubies. On the back is a loop for suspension.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
DOUBLE-HEADED EAGLE PENDANT
Made from:
Gold -- emeralds -- rubies
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
17th c.-18th c.
Size:
9.1 × 7 cm (3 9/16 × 2 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.28
Class:
COSTUME ACCESSORIES
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973