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Pendant of Order of Saint Esprit

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Gold wire bowknot and scrolls with dove carrying a branch of grapes and leaves, the whole set with brilliants, rubies, emeralds and sapphires. One emerald missing.

Marks

French maker's mark

Provenance

By 1910, Miss Ellen F. Moseley; 1924, bequest of Miss Ellen F. Moseley through Mrs. Margaret LeMoyne Wentworth and Miss Helen Freemen Hull to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen F. Moseley

Southern France, late 18th–19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.255

Medium or Technique

Paste; gold and silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants