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What is this?

Pendant design with animal imagery (winged deer, squirrels, rabbits) with hanging pear-shaped pearls. Central image features The Temptation: Adam and Eve with serpent hanging from tree. Surrounding the pendant are blackwork ornament designs for enamelists, mostly showing possibilities for the top and sides of rings. First plate of the complete set of 8. (Matted with 6161.1-2/4.2000)

This is a print from Belgium. It is dated 1615–23 and we acquired it in 2001. Museum purchase from Drawings and Prints Council Fund. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

engraving on paper

Its dimensions are

15.6 x 10.8 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/4 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, lower center: Io. Theodo. et Io. Isrea. de Brÿ excudebat

This object was engraved by Jan Theodor de Bry

This object was purchased from C. & J. Goodfriend Drawings & Prints

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Print, "Pendant Design with The Temptation, Plate 1 from the series of Jewelry Designs "Pendants with the Virtues: Tout Bien Vient de Dieu"", 1615–23 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=29 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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