Devotion - Renaissance 17th-18th Century Bronze Enamel Cross Pendant
Devotion - Renaissance 17th - 18th Century Bronze Enamel Cross Pendant. This amazing cross is crafted from bronze, featuring beautiful enamel work and bronze detail. The cross has a very attractive bold shape with lovely raised detail, displaying cobalt blue and traces of white enamel work. The contrast between the blue and white is stunning, with the gorgeous bronze patina showing through. The back of the cross still displays much of its scripture. The bale on the cross is original and detailed, however an addition contemporary ring and bale has been added for preservation and movement of the pendant and chain. Matched up to a contemporary bronze chain and bale, working beautifully with the cross. This wonderful early piece would make a perfect gift or addition to any jewelry collection.
Measurements: Pendant 68mm x 32mm
Weight: 18.4 grams
Condition: Very Good Note: Acceptable enamel wear to a piece of this age and some wear to back of bale, however still sturdy enough for occasional wear. Can be worn with care. Artifacts should be treated as a luxury item.
Date: 17th-18th Century