This is a nice Renaissance silver-gilt devotional pendant, dating to the mid 16th - early 17th century A.D. The pendant is decorated with two engraved roundels of the Crucifixion. The frame is decorated with an openwork cruciform design, engraved and with original gilding.
OBJECT: Devotional Pendant
CULTURE: Renaissance Italy/Germany
DATE: 16th - 17th century (c. 1550 - 1650 A.D.)
SIZE: 41mm x 28mm x 4mm
WEIGHT: 5.88 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection Biessenhofen, Germany
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