Necklace with a Cross and Girandole Earrings by Unknown Artist

Gold necklace with diamond and turquoise stones interspersed with a four band gold chain.

Details

Acquired in:
2000
Presented by:
Elizabeth Blunt through The Art Fund

The necklace has a diamond and turquoise cross pendant set in gold. Pair of matching earrings in gold, turquoise and diamond. French or English.

Provenance

Given by the 6th Duke of Devonshire (1790 - 1858) to Lady Hunloke. Mr Edmund Starkie gave the pieces to Mrs Gordon Blunt in 1929. Mrs Starkie (nee Anderton) was the great granddaughter of Lady Hunloke. Mrs Gordon Blunt was the donor's mother.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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