George III Diamond and Enamel Navette Pendant, circa 1790
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Description: - A George III diamond and enamel navette-shaped sentimental pendant, circa 1790. The pendant has been executed in the French manner, having an old cut diamond border, leading to a purple guilloche enameled ground, with a pear shaped old-cut diamond to the centre, and a rose cut diamond set bow and garland surround. The pendant is fronted in silver, and backed in 9 karat gold with a engraved border.
Date: - Circa 1790s.
Period: - Late 18th Century.
Engraving: - N/A.
Measurement: - The pendant measures 3.9 cm (height including bale loop) x 1.6 cm (length).
Weight: - 6.0 grams.
Condition: - Light surface scratches and tarnishing to the silver and gold commensurate with age. A couple of minor nicks to the enamel when viewed under magnification. Diamonds are bright and display light wear. Please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Item No:- Item No: - 1669.