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This is a delightful Renaissance silver-gilt and pearl pendant, dating to the 16th century. This jewel is set with a large round pearl within a rose-shaped bezel. The jewel retains a further two on the suspension ring and one pearl drop. A rare pendant from the age of King Henry VIII (and The Tudors) in excavated condition.
CULTURE: Renaissance (Tudor Period)
DATE: c. 1550 - 1620 A.D.
MATERIAL: Silver-gilt and pearl (natural)
SIZE: 33.97mm x 14.45mm x 5.34mm
WEIGHT: 1.71 grams
PROVENANCE: From a European private collection.