14 December 2000
A RENAISSANCE-STYLE ENAMELLED AND GOLD-MOUNTED PENDANT OF SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON
Probably by Alfred André, Paris, circa 1860
Circular within enamelled wreath with outer pierced scrolls at intervals, the lapis plaque with applied enamel equestrian figure of Saint George slaying the dragon and pendant pearls, the reverse with black enamel interlaced scrolling foliage and strapwork, with supension chains and ring
33/8 in. (8 cm.) high overall
As lot 1.
Rothschild inv. no. E.de R.633A.
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Y. Hackenbroch, Renaissance Jewellery, London, 1979, col. pl. vi, 155a and p.70, figs. 155a-b.
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