Apollo and Daphne pendant jewel, 2nd half 16th c. with 18th c. additions, Gold, émail en ronde bosse, sard, orange and white sardonyx, black and white onyx, table-cut diamonds, table-cut and cushion-cut rubies, cushion-cut Colombian emeralds, turquoise, saltwater pearl, 11.8 x 5.5 cm, Acquirer: George III, King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820), when King of Great Britain (1760-1800)
The front of the cross is set with table cut diamonds in plain gold rimmed settings, and where the arms and upright meet at the centre there are stylised enamelled lilies, echoing those at the four extremities. The back is enamelled with a pattern of flowers and leaves in colours on a white ground. Spain or Austria, c. 1620. Click for source and additional commentary by Diana Scarisbrick
Pendant in the form of a cock, pearl, enamel, diamonds and rubies. Northern Germany, circa 1600-1610
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 garnet, diamond and enamel pendant, 3rd quarter, 19th century the openwork quatrefoil pendant centering a square-shaped garnet within a surround of elaborate white, red, green, blue and black enamel; the reverse detailed throughout with table-cut diamonds; with fitted box signed Harvey & Gore, 4 Burlington Gardens, London; mounted in eighteen karat gold; dimensions: 2 5/8 x 2 3/4in.
The oval gold frame, enamelled with white, sky and dark blue trails of flowers and leaves surrounds a bust of Cleopatra, head and bust in agate, blue snake coiled around her right arm and hand, facing towards the front, within an inner border of fruit and flowers. 16th century.
FRENCH RENAISSANCE Anonymous (active c. 1500 - 1600) Cameo with Leda & the Swan & Cupid.
ALBION ART - Ancient 16 century Gold, onyx, enamel, pearl, ruby Three Wise worship cameo pendant Made in Italy.
♥ 16th century-style pendant Date: 19th century Culture: Imitation German or Italian Medium: Gold, enamel, jewels