Antique Enamel Natural Pearl Gold Hound Pendant

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Sixteenth to seventeenth century gold, enamel and natural pearl dog pendant, in the form of a hound with a natural pearl body, the natural pearl measuring approximately 8mm in diameter, and green enameled collar, with second natural pearl suspended from the top, the body showing traces of white enamel. Accompanied by a fitted box from S.J. Phillips of London. 1.4" length and 0.9" width at widest point.

Pendants of human, animal, or mythical figures were popularly worn by both men and women from the mid-sixteenth into the seventeenth century. They often incorporate evocatively-shaped baroque pearls as part of the figure's body.

Details

  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Date of Manufacture
    16th to 17th Century
  • Period
    Early 17th Century
    Dimensions
    0.9 in. W x 1.4 in. L
    2 cm W x 4 cm L
  • Length
    1.4 in. (4 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Greenwich, CT
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU28542072
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