13 avril 2016

A Spanish rock crystal, enamel, and gem-set gold pendant, circa 1600

Lot 118. A Spanish rock crystal, enamel, and gem-set gold pendant, circa 1600. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2016. the openwork frame enclosing a scene of the Resurrection enameled en ronde bosse, the coffin set with a diamond, hung with three pearls, in a fitted case; length overall 4 1/2 in., 11.4 cm Sotheby's. Collections: Silver, Vertu, Ceramics, and Russian Works of Art, New York, 15 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM
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10 juin 2013

Gem-set gold pendant, c. 1570

Gem-set gold pendant, c. 1570. Gold pendant enclosing triangular shaped cameo of an illustrious lady. Possibly Mary Queen of Scots in enamelled scroll border set with four stones the back similarly decorated with three pendant baroque pearls some stones replaced c. 1720. It was given by Queen Mary to Thomas Howard 4th Duke of Norfolk then by descent.
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