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Painted Enamel and Mother of Pearl, 18ct Yellow Gold Pendant - Antique French Circa 1880

Painted Enamel and Mother of Pearl, 18ct Yellow Gold Pendant - Antique French Circa 1880

An exceptional and impressive antique French hand painted enamel and mother of pearl pendant in 18 carat yellow gold; part of our diverse antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections

SKU A5456


This exceptional, fine and impressive antique pendant has been crafted in 18ct yellow gold, mother of pearl and enamel.

The pendant displays a feature hand painted miniature enamel and mother of pearl plaque depicting a pastoral scene of a young lady in period, peasant dress strolling barefoot in the countryside, accompanied by two dogs.

The miniature is simply painted in subtle shades of grey and delicate pink.

This exceptional antique enamel pendant is held within a feature pierced decorated interlacing 18ct yellow gold oval frame.

The reverse of this French pendant is plain and unembellished apart from the French gold guarantee mark (eagle's head) struck to the frame.

The pendant is suspended via a pierced decorated ring loop attachment to the upper border from a contemporary 46cm/18", 18 ct yellow gold trace chain which secures to the reverse with a conventional spring loaded bolt ring clasp.

The chain may be replaced with a chain of the same quality, in a style or length to meet your personal requirements.

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This exceptional and original antique pendant is fine quality displaying an impressive hand painted miniature pastoral scene.

The pendant is a very good gauge of gold and in excellent condition with a very clear French hallmark to the reverse.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewellery/estate jewelry.

Total length of drop 4.7cm/1.85"

Width of pendant 3.3cm/1.29"

Chain length 45.72cm/18"

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