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.
AN EGYPTIAN GOLD OXYRHYNCHUS FISH AMULET LATE NEW KINGDOM-LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 1150-350 B.C. The slender fish wearing a triple-beaded collar and a sun-disc between Hathor's horns, the dorsal and caudal fins with details incised, pectoral fins of applied wire, eyes recessed for inlays, now missing 1½ in. (3.9 cm.) long