Necklace
Date: c. 1900
Medium: Silver, gold, and polychrome enamel set with amethyst and pearls
Dimensions: pendant: 1 13/16 × 1 15/16 in. (4.6 × 4.9 cm) chain: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. H. W. Janson, 1976
Object Number: 1976-33
About: The enamel jewelry of brothers Walter and Harold Child suggests an affinity with the aesthetics of the Pre-Raphaelites including the vivid use of color and symbolic imagery. The wing motif occurs quite often in their work and is probably a reference to angel or cupid wings, associated with love.
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