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1.28ct Diamond and Painted Enamel, Platinum Miniature Portrait Pendant - Antique Circa 1890


A fine and impressive antique hand painted enamel and 1.28ct diamond platinum miniature portrait pendant; part of our diverse antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections

SKU C4213

This exceptional, fine and impressive antique diamond pendant has been crafted in platinum.

The rectangular shaped pendant displays a feature hand painted miniature enamel scene of a crowned lady in formal coronation influenced attire, sat before a cross dressed with swags of luxurious fabric.

The painted portrait is further ornamented with a bearded man's head to the female's lap; this may be a portrayal of the beheading of John the Baptist, presented to Herodias on a platter.

The miniature is simply painted in shades of vibrant gold and blue.

This exceptional antique enamel pendant is held within a feature platinum rectangular frame, encompassed with eighteen individually collet set Old European cut diamonds, totalling 0.80ct.

The diamonds are conjoined with a millegrain decorated scalloped border, completing the portraits frame design.

The upper border of the pendant features the millegrain decorated ring loop, incorporating an impressive collet set feature 0.48ct pear cut diamond.

The pendant suspends from a 46cm/18", 18 ct white gold trace chain which secures to the reverse with a conventional spring loaded bolt ring clasp.

This impressive pendant has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as platinum.

This fine example of antique jewellery is supplied with an independent diamond grading report certificate for the feature diamond, in addition to an independent diamond grading report card for the supporting stones.

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This exceptional and original antique diamond miniature pendant is fine quality displaying an impressive hand painted scene; this painted panel is in perfect condition.

The pendant is set with impressive high colour diamonds, displaying a fine white colour, brilliance and presence.

The pendant is an exceptional gauge of platinum and in excellent condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of enamel jewellery.

Feature Diamond

Colour K

Clarity SI1

Cut Pear

Content 0.48 carat

Dimensions 7.37mm x 4.15mm x 2.03mm

Supporting Diamonds

Colour (average grades) G/H

Clarity (average grades) SI2/P1

Cut Old European Round

Content 0.80 carat

Total Diamond Content

1.28 carats

Length of drop 4.2cm/1.65"

Length of pendant 3.3cm/1.3"

Width of pendant 2.65cm/1.04"

Chain length 45.72cm/18"

10.69 grams

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