Collection Online
coral, gold
(a) 5.0 × 15.7 × 10.1 cm (tiara)
(b) 5.6 × 3.7 × 1.8 cm (pendant)
(c) 19.6 × 17.4 × 1.2 cm (necklace)
(d) 6.6 × 5.7 × 4.4 cm (bracelet)
Place/s of Execution
(Naples), Italy
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1978
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
(a) Central shell containing female head, flanked cupids on dolphins, supporting sub-structure gold wire. (b) Shell containing figure of female sea deity holding a lyre, surmounted by pair child sea dieties. (c) Alternating & graduated shell and dolphin motifs, sequence shells in 2 sized depend from these motifs. (d) Band of shaped tablets arranged in 3 tiers, centres on oval medallion composed dolphins and shells.