Renaissance silver-gilt devotional reliquary pendant

Renaissance silver-gilt devotional reliquary pendant

Code: 11025

£685.00
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This is a nice Renaissance silver-gilt devotional pendant, dating to the mid 16th - early 17th century A.D. The pendant is set with two original woodcuts of the Virgin Mary. The frame of the reliquary is openwork, to display a wound piece of red fabric. Similar shaped pendants in gold and enamel have Verre Églomisé panels and are dated to the 1550' - 1600's. A nice honest piece in untouched condition.

OBJECT: Devotional Pendant

CULTURE: Renaissance Italy / France

DATE: 16th - 17th century (c. 1550 - 1600 A.D.)

MATERIAL: Silver-gilt & printed paper

SIZE: 67mm x 55mm x 18mm 

WEIGHT: 31.30 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection, Paris.