Baroque silver-gilt devotional pendant Holy Family & Saint Nicholas

Baroque silver-gilt devotional pendant Holy Family & Saint Nicholas

Code: 11114

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This is a Baroque period silver-gilt devotional pendant, dating to the 17th century A.D. The pendant is decorated with an openwork border, complete with the original suspension ring. The devotional images are hand coloured representations of the Holy Family - Jesus, his mother Mary, and Saint Joseph. The second image represents Saint Nicholas, in his medieval guise as a Bishop, resurrecting the three butchered boys from a picking barrel. The pendant is nice and original with traces of the lemon gilding remaining.

OBJECT: Devotional Pendant

CULTURE: Baroque, German

DATE: 17th century

MATERIAL: Silver-gilt

SIZE: 67mm x 56mm x 9mm 

WEIGHT: 27.80 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection