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Byzantine Gilt Enamelled and Jewelled Pendant

Antiquities - Christian


LOT 0283

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,000
EUR (€) 900 - 1,130
USD ($) 1,080 - 1,350
Additional Fees*

Opening Bid: £800 (EUR 901; USD 1,080)
BYZANTINE GILT ENAMELLED AND JEWELLED PENDANT
15th century AD

A silver-gilt pendant in the form of a roundel with filigree decoration of two birds with wings outspread in a field of scrolling plant motifs and rosettes inlaid with black and green enamel; openwork roundel to the base with equal-armed cross with rosette to the centre, whole with black and green enamel; large tear-drop boss to the top with diamond-shape inlaid in black enamel; two bosses to side of cross set with red glass cabochons; four silver pendants hanging to the bottom; to the reverse engraved scrolling plant motif and with inscription running horizontally across the centre. 59 grams, 14cm (5 1/2").

Condition
Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a Hertfordshire gentleman; an old family heirloom, acquired by descent.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
Antiquities & Coins

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