Pendant Place of origin: Europe (probably, made) Date: ca. 1560 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Gold, engraved and enamelled, mounted with table-cut diamonds Credit Line: Given by Dame Joan Evans Museum number:
A rare piece of Renaissance gold work will also be sold in the sale. Expected to fetch this beautiful piece portrays a maiden bathing by a fountain in the foreground, with the water rendered in blue and white enamel, surrounded by her attendants.
A late century amethyst and diamond scarab brooch. The central amethyst carved as a scarab within an old brilliant and rose-cut diamond stylised foliate frame, with diamond-set lozenge-shaped panels above and below, mounted in silver and gold, circa