Baroque Silver Verre églomisé pendant depicting Eve & Serpent

Baroque Silver Verre églomisé pendant depicting Eve & Serpent

Code: 12377

£360.00 Approx $456.85, €416.18
 

This is a wonderful Baroque silver devotional pendant, dating to the 17th century. It contains a Verre églomisé panel reverse painted with a depiction of Eve in the Garden of Eden, standing naked next to a serpent wound around a tree. The back of the pendant contains a silver medal of the Virgin Mary. A nice and original devotional amulet, of an unusual subject!

OBJECT:  Devotional Pendant

CULTURE: Spanish Baroque

DATE: c. 17th century

MATERIAL: Silver & Verre églomisé

SIZE: 80mm x 47mm 

WEIGHT:  26.8 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerlly in a Dutch private collection, Amsterdam.