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An image of Pendant Book. Jewellery/Pendant. Silver-gilt, with leaves made of silver and engraved with scenes from the Passion. Perhaps for attaching to a rosary, with pendant amethyst. Scenes: Annunciation, Nativity, Last Supper, Agony in the Garden, Kiss of Judas, Christ before Pilate, Scourying of Christ, The Mocking of Christ, Christ Carrying the Cross, the Erection of the Cross, Christ being Nailed to the Cross, the Crucifixion Deposition, Entombment, Resurrection, Christ Child Enthroned, a Pope and a female Saint. Silver-gilt, height, whole, 6.0 cm, width, whole, 2.8 cm, circa 1500- circa 1700. German.

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Pendant Book. Jewellery/Pendant. Silver-gilt, with leaves made of silver and engraved with scenes from the Passion. Perhaps for attaching to a rosary, with pendant amethyst. Scenes: Annunciation, Nativity, Last Supper, Agony in the Garden, Kiss of Judas, Christ before Pilate, Scourying of Christ, The Mocking of Christ, Christ Carrying the Cross, the Erection of the Cross, Christ being Nailed to the Cross, the Crucifixion Deposition, Entombment, Resurrection, Christ Child Enthroned, a Pope and a female Saint. Silver-gilt, height, whole, 6.0 cm, width, whole, 2.8 cm, circa 1500- circa 1700. German.

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  • Accession Number: MAR.M.281-1912
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 953 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 265.41kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1

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16th Century 17th Century Artistic Movement Bible Date Department Fitz_AA German Material Medium Nationalities New Testament Northern Renaissance Object Type Other Keywords Passion of Christ Renaissance Silver Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd amethyst biblical books engraved engraving gem gemstones hinged hinges jewellery jewelry passion pendant religion religious semi-precious silver-gilt

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