BURGUNDIAN GOTHIC | Collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece. | c. 1435-1465| Netherlandish-Burgundian| Gothic’’ | Gold | Burgundy. France.
Necklace of turtles, gold with granulation detail. 5th-1st c BCE. From Vani, Republic of Georgia, formerly known as Colchis, Land of the Golden Fleece.
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.
Necklace, 14th Century Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro. Coimbra, Portugal This rare gold necklace, enriched by the contrasting colours of the precious stones, belonged to the bequest of the Queen, Saint Isabel. It consists of 8 multi-lobed plates, linked by two parallel chains and accented by 9 baroque pearls in groups of 3. The central gems (3 sapphires, 1 glass, 1 glass doublet and 2 topazes) are surrounded by a collar, encircled on the base with a typical medieval setting of small…
Gold ring, the hoop terminating at shoulders supporting the triple "pie-dish" bezel set with a sapphire between two garnets, all "encabochon". 13th /14th centuries.
CINTURON FEMENINO SIGLO XIV CLUNY FRANCIA
Dawn - Gold seal , the pointed oval mount set with a red jasper intaglio of two hands clasped in friendship, surrounded by a Latin inscription in Lombardic script: + SUM SINGUM AMORIS, translating I am the sign of love. At the back of the mount, behind the cross marking the beginning of the inscription there is a suspension loop. Mount and gem 13th century.
Necklace belonging to Michelle de Valois, wife of Philippe the Good Silver with gold inlay, enamel 15th century Old Arsenal Museum, Solothurn
ALBION ART Historical Jewelry - Ancient Gold, Amethyst Ring, circa 1100, Private Collection.
Spain, Golden Fleece Order: collar 54 links, L. 1100mm, W. 24mm; neck badge, L. 67mm, W. 29mm, by Mexia Herrero y Cie, Madrid, awarded to Gustaf VI Adolf in 1882.