Gold & Pearl Crucifix Pendant

Gold & Pearl Crucifix Pendant

Code: 10122


This is a fabulous Renaissance gold and freshwater pearl crucifix pendant, dating to the 16th  -17th century. It is decorated with three hanging pearls, unusually three studded pearls (over the nails). It retains a suspension ring, clearly where it was attached to a necklace. All pearls are original and intact, this find came from an old chest, amongst late 16th-century linen. A nice and wearable crucifix from the period Mary Queen of Scots!

OBJECT: Crucifix Pendant

CULTURE: Renaissance / Tudor period

DATE: c. 1520 - 1620 A.D.

MATERIAL: 18k Gold & Pearls

SIZE: 39mm x 23mm

WEIGHT: 4.73 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection