14 December 2000
A RENAISSANCE-STYLE JEWELLED AND ENAMELLED GOLD ARMORIAL PENDANT
The central openwork coat-of-arms set with table-cut diamond above fede hands and flanked by angel supporters with helm and bust of a wildman crest, surmounted by a pelican in her piety, the base with diamond-set heart, the reverse enamelled in scarlet with a merchant's mark, the backplate pierced with scrolls, with three pendant pearls, with suspension ring
4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm.) high overall
As lot 1.
Rothschild inv. no. E.de R.642.
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