A pearl, enamel and gem-set pendant,
Lot 3
A pearl, enamel and gem-set pendant,
£6,000 - 8,000
US$ 10,000 - 13,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pearl, enamel and gem-set pendant, circa 1860
In neo-renaissance style, the central oval-cut hessonite garnet, in a black and white enamel pie-crust collet, within a pierced lobular surround set with vari-cut cat's eye chrysoberyls, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, seed pearls and diamonds, the border highlighted with white enamel detail, the reverse with blue and black enamel detail and a later replaced glazed compartment, the whole suspending five pendants decorated with similar gems and pink and white enamel, fitted case by London & Ryder, 17 New Bond Street, length 10.8cm

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by a letter detailing the provenance of the locket pendant.

    London & Ryder was one of several London jewellers to retail neo-renaissance jewels in the early 1860s, most of which were probably from the workshop of John Brogden.
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Contacts
  1. Kristian Spofforth
    Specialist - Jewelry
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work 020 7393 3972
    FaxFax: 020 7393 3905
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