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Gold, engraved, enameled in white and blue; set with emeralds, rubies, glass paste. Rider astride. Hangs by white enameled gold chain between links, from triangle with center square of emeralds framing ruby, hung from tip with two pendant pearls. Traditionally a gift of Henry VIII to Cardinal...

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Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

Perseus on the Sea Monster

probably 19th copy of 16th

Object Place

Germany (?)

Dimensions

8.89 x 5.71 cm (3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.517

Medium or Technique

Metal; gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants