This is a delightful late Renaissance silver pendant, set with a coral relief cameo of a lady. The gem is cut with a front-facing bust of a lady, dating from the 1600s, set within a silver dogtooth frame. The main design is crafted with filigree beaded wire, with the lower loop for a pearl drop.
OBJECT: Cameo pendant
DATE: 17th century A.D.
MATERIAL: Coral and silver
SIZE: 27mm x 15mm x 4mm
WEIGHT: 1.94 grams
PROVENANCE: From a private collection, London.
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