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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 24

    A GOLD FILIGREE, ROCK-CRYSTAL AND CARVED WOOD PENDANT

    MOUNT ATHOS, PROBABLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GOLD FILIGREE, ROCK-CRYSTAL AND CARVED WOOD PENDANT
    MOUNT ATHOS, PROBABLY 17TH CENTURY
    The pierced carved wood relief depicting the Crucifixion to the front and the Deposition to the back; the side panels carved with scenes from the Passion; all contained within a rock-crystal sleeve and mounted within a gold-filigree top and bottom; very minor damages to the relief
    2 in. (5 cm.) high, overall


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY