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Locket

Description

Gold enamelled, heart-shaped locket set with an onyx cameo portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots: the locket Scottish, late 16th century, the cameo and its mount, French

Museum reference

H.NF 33

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Locket

Production information

Scotland, EUROPE
France, EUROPE

Date

Late 16th century

Materials

Gold, Enamel, Onyx

Physical description

Gold, enamel, onyx, diamonds, ruby

Associations

Depicted: Mary, Queen of Scots

Exhibitions

  • Mary Queen of Scots (28 Jun 2013 - 17 Nov 2013)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Marshall, Rosalind K. (ed). Dynasty: The Royal House of Stewart. Edinburgh: NGS & NMS, 1990

On display

national museum of scotland »
scotland galleries »
level 1 »
the renaissance

Credit

Acquired with the aid of the Art Fund and a Treasury Grant

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