2 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE LATE DR WILLIAM LINDSAY GORDON COLLECTION
A 17TH CENTURY PENDANT SET WITH A MINIATURE, A WILLIAM III MEMORIAL PENDANT AND A CHARLES I MEMORIAL PENDANT
BRITISH, LATE 17TH CENTURY
Gold and rock crystal pendant set with a miniature on vellum, Circle of Nicholas Dixon, circa 1680, depicting a gentleman, in lace cravat, blue satin ribbon bow, curling light brown periwig, polished gold reverse; together with a late 17th Century gold and faceted rock crystal pendant mounted with a miniature on vellum of King William III (1650-1702), in Garter robes, lace cravat, wearing the collar of the Order of the Garter, polished gold reverse; together with a mid-17th Century silver and enamel pendant set with a miniature on vellum depicting King Charles I (1600-1649), in plate armour, lace collar, the enamelled reverse centred with a white flower with black enamel contours and scrolling foliage on opaque light blue enamel ground, silver bezel with decorative pendant loop at base
ovals; 1 in. (25 mm.) and ¾ in. (18 mm.) high, respectively; circular, 5/8 in. (16 mm.) diam. (3)
Circle of Nicholas Dixon: Christie's, London, 18 May 1971, lot 22 (as in the manner of L. Crosse).
Charles I pendant: Christie's, London, 4 November 1969, lot 80.
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