Gold, varicoloured enamel and diamond pendant, centred on figure of the Infant Christ, enthroned beneath a canopy, globe in one hand, the other raised in benediction, between two table cut diamonds in four petal (quatrefoil) settings, and above a third, larger, similarly set, applied to a backplate of open scrolls with forget-me-nots. Three hanging pearls, c.1600.
Pendant in the form of a parrot, late 16th-17th century, Spanish.
Gold ship pendant, enamelled in white and green, the mother-of-pearl hull surmounted by three masts rigging and unfurled sails. On deck, guarded by cannons Venus is seated while her son Cupid, winged, stands behind her. A pearl hangs below the hull, as does the anchor. Suspension loop above. Second half of the 16th century.
Pendant in the form of a siren Date: probably about 1860
Gold jewel set with two onyx cameo busts of Louis XIII (1601-1643) and Anne of Austria (1601-1666) facing towards each other within a frame of acanthus leaves, interspersed with table-cut diamonds and surmounted by a Royal crown, similarly-set. French, 2nd half of the 17th century.
A RENAISSANCE REVIVAL GEM-SET AND ENAMEL PENDANT The white enamel veil-festooned nymph riding on a polychrome enamel dolphin, thereby evoking Love's triumph in antiquity, decorated with ruby and diamond raised collets, suspending three drop-shaped pearls, to the gem-set chain with ruby, pearl and enamel surmount of foliate design, circa 1870, 14.7 cm. high, in fitted case