14 December 2000
A RENAISSANCE-STYLE JEWELLED AND ENAMELLED GOLD-MOUNTED BAROQUE PEARL PENDANT IN THE FORM OF A BULL
Probably by Alfred André, Paris, circa 1860
The baroque pearl body with diamond-set enamelled trappings, the reclining animal resting on deep oval base set with rubies, enamelled with openwork scrolls and with pendant pearl, with suspension chains and ring, the chains joined to openwork quatrefoil link
37/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high overall
As lot 1.
Rothschild inv. no E.de R.656.
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Y. Hackenbroch, Renaissance Jewellery, London, 1979, fig. 906.
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