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Necklace

1700 - 1750

Museo Poldi Pezzoli

Museo Poldi Pezzoli

This peculiar necklace is made by seventeen silver mounted pieces hinged together. There are one hundred and eleven topazes, twenty amethysts while the ribbons, the flowers and the bows are outlined by round zircons. The necklace’s various pieces could be sewed to the bodice of a dress and the central pendent could be worn as a brooch.

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Details

  • Title: Necklace
  • Date Created: 1700 - 1750
  • Physical Dimensions: h400 mm
  • Rights: Fondazione artistica Poldi Pezzoli "Onlus"
  • External Link: http://www.museopoldipezzoli.it/en/node/1246
  • Medium: Silver, topazes, amethyst, zircons

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