Stuart Crystal Heart Pendant

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  • Date: circa 1680
  • Size: 3/4 of an inch long and 2/3 of an inch wide


A rare stuart crystal royalist heart pendant. The gold pendant is set with a compartment containing a ground hair, overlaid with red silk and gold wire and a central enamel and gold crown. The compartment is covered with faceted rock crystal. It is surrounded by a border of turquoise glass pastes. The reverse is enamelled with botanical enamelling in pink, black and white. the pendant is 3/4 of an inch long and 2/3 of an inch wide. Some loss of enamelling to reverse but otherwise immaculate. For similar see the Museum of London Collection.

circa 1680


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