Friday, August 20, 2010

Pearl Pendant: Christ Blessing, Louvre

PD Photo: ‘Pendant: Christ Blessing’ (12th or 13th century), framed with soapstone, gilded silver, pearls, red glass and rubies from the Byzantine empire, height 5.6 cm (2 in) and width 3.1 cm (1 in), located at Department of Decorative Arts, Richelieu, First Floor, Room 1, Louvre Museum, Paris, France. Credit: Gift of Mrs. N. Landau (1983).

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