Onyx cameo double portrait busts of a man and a woman side, facing in profile towards the right, The oval gold frame is enclosed within a green, white and black border of ivy leaves and the back is enameled with the arms of the husband impaling those of the wife, with the date 1314 below. Hanging pearl. Formerly Esmerian collection. Cameo: German, c.1640, setting 17th century.
Pendant with a Lion, 1600-1650 - A.lain R. T.ruong. Pendant with a Lion, 1600-1650, pearl, gold, enamel, diamond, ruby. This pendant was designed around the voluptuous but irregular shape of a baroque pearl which forms part of the body of the lion. This kind of light, amusing, showy pendant was meant to be worn at events such as weddings. Its charm depends on its design. This type of design is associated with the 16th-century designer Hans Collaert. The Art Walters Museum.
The oval gold locket enameled with black and white pea-pod ornament at the sides is mounted on the lid with a sapphire cameo portrait of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) and with an onyx cameo bust of Cleopatra with the asp on the back. Inside there is an enameled miniature of Charles I (1600-1648) facing front with a melancholy expression, wearing sash of the Order head standing out against a celestial blue ground. Locket: early 17th century, Cameo: second half of the 16th century.
Commesso, 1550–55 Reverse after design of Étienne Delaune (French, 1518/19–1583), probably a 19th-century addition Gold, enamel, jewels, and chalcedony (Rear view)