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1966.2304.1 (RS8213)

Description

This yellow circular enamel pendant is embellished with a central scene of an Egyptian shown in profile, kneeling on a low bench and wearing a blue headdress topped with a red-colored disc. He is surrounded by faux hieroglyphics. The pendant opens to form a compact, with a mirror and a piece of cotton for applying makeup.

Details

Maker
Valais, Carlos (Jeweler)
Date
1920-1940
Associated Building
Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.).
Material
enamel (fused coating)
gold (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Egyptian Revival
enamel (fused coating)
gold (metal)
Pendant
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
3/16 (D), 1 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.2304.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
GUSN
101522
Related Items
Title Case Accession number 1966.2304.2

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