third quarter century Culture: English Medium: Silk, metal, beads Dimensions: H. 17 inches x cm) Framed: H. 1 inches x x cm) Classification: Textiles Credit Line: Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964 Accession Number:
Liber chronicarum, Hartmann Schedel, 1493. INC/750, B
Pendant composed of an enamelled gold frame set with diamonds and a cameo of Elizabeth I. The cameo carved on the reverse with a crowned pillar and a rising sun, emblems associated with Elizabeth I. Sardonyx, gold, diamonds and enamel, English c.
Ring with relief bezel. Etruria, second half of century BC, Gold
The Man of Sorrows via Medieval Art Medium: Champlevé enamel, gilded copper Gift of Georges Seligmann, in memory of his wife, Edna, his father, Simon Seligmann, and his brother, René, 1982 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,...
Combining different materials to create a stiking image is characteristic of a number of North Spanish scultpures. Here the Christ child stands on the Virgin's lap, as if taking his first step, and offers a blessing
Rock crystal pendant, shaped as a locket with two views, gold-mounted. On one side is a scene of Golgotha, composed of small figures in carved ivory. The other is an exceptional "memento mori", showing a skeleton in enamelled gold, a hand holding the hourglass of Time and the other a deadly arrow. Milan, late 16th century - early 17th century. #GoldJewellery16ThCentury
This early example of reverse glass painting may have been one of a series with scenes from the life of Jesus. The subject is a rarely depicted episode from the Gospel of John in which Jesus converses with a woman from Samaria