An early 19th century gold pendant
Lot 182
An early 19th century gold pendant
Sold for £840 (US$ 1,411) inc. premium
Auction Details
Jewellery Oxford
8 Jan 2008 11:00 GMT

Auction 16166
Lot Details
Jewellery.
An early 19th century gold pendant
With central glazed panel depicting two cherubs making wine, within a border designed as a coiled serpent, its tail in its mouth, with textured scales in cross hatched design, with circular suspensory loop also designed as a coiled serpent, over all length 4.5cm.

Footnotes

  • The coiled serpent symbolised eternity.

    See illustration opposite.
Activities
Similar items
A Spanish Colonial gold, enamel and gem-set pendant, A Safavid silk velvet figural Panel depicting a mother holding her child beside a cypress and pomegranate tree Persia, early 17th Century Automaton watch of cooper's yard A gem-set gold pendant in the form of a bird, Mughal or Deccan, 17th century Thomas Moss. A fine and historically important early 19th century 18ct gold consular cased Duplex pocket watch formally the property of Admiral Lord Cuthbert Collingwood and engraved with the Grant of Arms of Trafalgar  No.6174, Ludgate Street, London Hallmark for 1803 A rare large Timurid/ early Safavid jade Pendant Persia, 15th/ 16th Century