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Renaissance silver-gilt églomisé reliquary pendant Saint Lucy

£795.00 Approx $1093.54, €930.91

Code: 11151

This is a nice Renaissance silver-gilt devotional pendant, dating to the 16th century A.D. The pendant is set with two original and unrestored Verre églomisé panels depicting Saint Lucy and an unidentified portrait (possibly a portrait of Jesus?) Both panels are reverse-painted onto glass or rock crystal. The frame is in good condition with an openwork design and complete with the suspension hoop. A rare and original devotional jewel

OBJECT: Devotional Pendant

CULTURE: Renaissance Italy / Spain

DATE: 16th century 

MATERIAL: Silver-gilt & Verre églomisé

SIZE: 70mm x 52mm x 15mm (panels 42mm x 31mm)

WEIGHT: 33.16 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection, Spain.