A gold, enamel, ruby and diamond Holbeinesque pendant/locket,
Lot 177
A gold, enamel, ruby and diamond Holbeinesque pendant/locket,
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,353) inc. premium
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A gold, enamel, ruby and diamond Holbeinesque pendant/locket, circa 1870
The circular plaque decorated with white, blue, red and green enamel scrolls and set with cushion-shaped diamonds and rubies, suspending a capped pearl, the reverse engraved with foliate detail, to a snake-link chain accented with a similarly-decorated slide, some enamel loss, lengths: necklace 43.0cm, pendant 4.5cm, pearl untested

Footnotes

  • For a similar example c.f. Jewellery in the age of Queen Victoria, by Charlotte Gere & Judy Rudoe, plates 306 & 307, page 350.
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