Renaissance silver gilt emerald paste cross pendant

Renaissance silver gilt emerald paste cross pendant

Code: 10984

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This is a nice early Baroque silver-gilt cross pendant, dating to the 17th century. It is intact although the central glass gem has a chip. It is in excavateed condition, with the original suspension loop wearable and plenty of mercurial gold gilding remaining. A good jewel from the age of the Antocha and Spanish galleons.

OBJECT: Cross Pendant

CULTURE: Early Baroque (Stuart period)

DATE: c. 1600 - 1650 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver-gilt

SIZE: 26mm x 25mm x 7mm

WEIGHT: 3.92 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection, Spain.