An enamelled gold and emerald pendant, India, 20th century

Composed of a central emerald with engraved chrysanthemum design surrounded by a border of diamond leaf-shaped settings, the reverse decorated with a central circular design of a red flower on white ground, with surrounding red petals, an emerald drop below, on a chain of small emeralds - 26.5cm. Estimate : £1,200 - £1,500 ($2,119 - $2,649)

Christie's. Islamic Works of Art & Textiles. 6 October 2008. London, South Kensington. www.christies.com