Pendant

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1920-1940

GUSN

GUSN-101522

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

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
enamel (fused coating)
gold (metal)
Egyptian Revival
Pendant

Associated Building

Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

969

Related Items

Title Case Accession Number 1966.2304.2

Maker

Valais, Carlos (Jeweler)

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/16 (D), 1 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin

Accession Number

1966.2304.1