A 18th century gold pendant with miniature, sapphires and rubies.
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A 18th century gold pendant with miniature, sapphires and rubies.
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An oval miniature on enamel featuring the portrait of an elegant gentleman. His hair is styled with curls on the side and a large ribbon, and he is wearing 18th century clothing. The gold mounting is set with a an alternation of sapphires and rubies.The reverse side features a grill decorated with openwork foliage.The medallion can also be worn as pendant or brooch.Some usual wear on the enamel.
L: 1.8in. (4.5cm) / W: 0.4in. (1cm) / H: 2in. (5.2cm).
18th century.
Price: 2900 €
REF: 3885.
Bibliography: Diana Scarisbrick, Bijoux à portrait. Cameos, medals and miniatures from the Medici to the Romanovs, Thames & Hudson, 2011, pp. 186-265.

 


A 18th century gold pendant with miniature, sapphires and rubies.