Pendant of King Charles I by Unknown Artist

Heart-shaped pendant of jet carved with a bust of King Charles I.

Details

Medium:
Gold & jet stone
Dimensions:
4 cm
Acquired in:
1916
Presented by:
Captain Annesley T Warre through The Art Fund

On the other side a skull and the inscription IANVARY THE 30 1648. Gold mount with vandyked edging. No other example in Jet known in 1916.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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