Elizabethan Gold Crescent-Shaped Openwork Pendant with Winged Putti

GBP 1,400.00

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Object Description

A fine gold Elizabethan openwork, crescent-shaped pendant featuring a winged Putto. To its lower edge, the crescentic frame features five pieced lugs, three of which are embellished with dangling attachments formed from coiled wire and a single loop. The inner band features a winged putto mask to the centre, modelled with delicate facial features to indicate the eyes and nose. The wings are adorned with green and red enamelling, which would have decorated the whole piece. From the centre rises a slender attachment, with a four-sided star at the centre, connected to a pierced, circular loop.

Date: Circa 16th – early 17th Century AD

Object History

Acquired 1960s-1990s. Late Alison Barker collection, a retired London barrister.

Object Condition

Fine condition. Most of the enamaling has been lost.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:2.2 x H:3 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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