Lot 1182: Byzantine Gilt Enamelled and Jewelled Pendant
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 15th century AD. A silver-gilt pendant in the form of a roundel with filigree decoration of two birds with wings outspread in a field of scrolling plant motifs and rosettes inlaid with black and green enamel; openwork roundel to the base with equal armed cross with rosette to the centre, whole with black and green enamel; large tear drop shaped boss to the top with diamond shape inlaid in black enamel; two bosses to side of cross set with red glass cabochons; four silver pendants hanging to the bottom; to the reverse engraved scrolling plant motif and with inscription running horizontally across the centre. 59 grams, 14cm (5 1/2").
Condition Report: Fine condition.