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Fish Pendant | Middle Kingdom | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fish Amulet, Period: Middle Kingdom, Dynasty: Dynasty 12, late–early 13, Date: ca. 1850–1775 B.C. Geography: From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht, North, cemetery west of Senwosret (758), Pit 847, MMA 1908–1909, Medium: Gold , beryl. Protection against drowning.
Reinhold Vasters | Pendant with a Triton Riding a Unicorn-like Sea Creature | probably German or French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Reinhold Vasters (German 1827–1909). Pendant with a Triton Riding a Unicorn-like Sea Creature, ca. 1870-95. Baroque pearl mounted with enameled gold set with pearls, emeralds and rubies and with pendent pearls. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982 (1982.60.382). #unicorn #jewelry
René-Jules Lalique | Pendant and chain | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
René-Jules Lalique (French, 1860–1945).Pendant and chain, ca. 1905). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mary F. Failing, in memory of her sister, Henriette Ellison Failing, 1944 (44.123.1). #artnouveau #jewelry