05 février 2016

Gold and pearl pendant jewel of the Lamb of God, Spanish, 1600-1650

Gold and pearl pendant jewel of the Lamb of God, Spanish, 1600-1650, ruby, pearl, gold, enamel. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection Baron Anselm von Rothschild (1866 cat. no. 339). WB.164. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; lamb in white enamel, back formed of baroque pearl, seated on closed book; back of book with three bands, panels enamelled blue; underside is open-work with scrolls; clasps jewelled with rubies;... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2016

Gold enamelled pendant- jewel depicting a galloping horse with warrior, German, 1525-1575

Gold enamelled pendant- jewel depicting a galloping horse with warrior, German, 1525-1575, ruby, pearl, gold, enamel, emerald. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection Baron Anselm von Rothschild (1866 cat. no. 338). WB.161. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; enamelled; form of galloping white horse ridden by warrior dressed in helmet, cuirass and buskins; holds scimitar and buckler; one side of horse set with three rubies;... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2016

Gold and pearl pendant jewel in form of a couchant, probably Spanish or Netherlandish, early 17th century, with later additions.

Gold and pearl pendant jewel in form of a couchant hind, probably Spanish or Netherlandish, early 17th century, with later additions; ruby, pearl, gold, enamel. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection: Albert Denison, 1st Baron Londesborough. WB.162. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; form of couchant hind, body formed of baroque pearl, fore and rear quarters of gold coated with transparent amber enamel; oval base, set with... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2016

Gold pendant jewel of a Nereid and Child, Italian or German, late 16th century

Gold pendant jewel of a Nereid and Child, Italian or German, late 16th century; ruby, pearl, gold, enamel, emerald, diamond. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection Countess of Mount Charles, ex-collection Elizabeth Conyngham, Marchioness Conyngham. WB.155. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; set with diamonds, emeralds and rubies; form of a Nereid with child, bodies of Baroque pearls with white enamel; Nereid holds... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2016

Gold pendant jewel of a hippocamp, perhaps Italian, late 16th century, with later additions

Gold pendant jewel of a hippocamp, perhaps Italian, late 16th century, with later additions. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. Ex-collection: Albert Denison, 1st Baron Londesborough . WB.157. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum Pendant jewel; gold; set with rubies and emeralds; form of hippocamp, body of baroque pearl set in gold enamelled green; head in gold with white enamel; collar of rubies; three star-shaped settings with stone below; four pendant pearls;... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2016

Gold pendant jewel of a standing ram, perhaps South Italian or Spanish Colonial, late 16th or early 17th century

Gold pendant jewel of a standing ram, perhaps South Italian or Spanish Colonial, late 16th or early 17th century; spinel, pearl, gold, enamel. Bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild, 1898. WB.166. British Museum collection. © Trustees of the British Museum The pendant is designed to open into two sections, hinged to either side of the base, and when closed represents a ram standing on a gentle mound with applied flowers and plants in high relief or in the round and set. Pendant jewel;... [Lire la suite]