Description: of quatrefoil form, featuring a polychrome enamelled scene with mother and child, hanging gold elements, the reverse decorated in repoussé with foliate motifs, small hook above for hanging
Dimensions: 4.3cm. diam.
Condition Report: In fairly good condition, some hairline scratches to enamelled scene with resulting minor losses, the gold setting very slightly dent, as viewed.
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Provenance: Christie's London, 28 April 1998, lot 353.
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