RARE Renaissance gold and ruby pendant

RARE Renaissance gold and ruby pendant

Code: 11443


This is a delightful Renaissance gold and ruby pendant, dating to the 16th century. It would have been set with seven pink table-cut rubies of various shapes and sizes, three of which remain. It retains the three suspension loops that would have secured three hanging pearls. A rare pendant from the age of King Henry VIII (and The Tudors) in excavated condition.  

OBJECT: Pendant

CULTURE: Renaissance (Tudor Period)

DATE: c. 1550 - 1620 A.D.

MATERIAL: Gold and ruby

SIZE: 31mm x 22mm x 3mm

WEIGHT: 4.70 grams

PROVENANCE: From a European private collection, Netherlands.