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Garnet and crystal cross of the Order of Christ, Portuguese

Image attached to M.1-1972

An image of Jewellery. Cross Pendant. Silver with closed back, set with table-cut garnets, surrounding a central cross of facetted crystals. Production Place: Portugal. Height (whole) 7.4 cm, width (whole) 4.4 cm, late 18th Century. Notes: The brooch from which the cross was suspended is missing. Accessioned as Spanish.

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Jewellery. Cross Pendant. Silver with closed back, set with table-cut garnets, surrounding a central cross of facetted crystals. Production Place: Portugal. Height (whole) 7.4 cm, width (whole) 4.4 cm, late 18th Century. Notes: The brooch from which the cross was suspended is missing. Accessioned as Spanish.

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  • Accession Number: M.1-1972
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/29.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 780 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 396.25kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 29/1
  • Captured: 2008:05:02 14:22:03

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18th Century cross crystal faceted Fitz_AA garnet gem gemstones jewellery jewelry pendant Portuguese precious stones red Silver

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