Victorian Gem-set Gold Holbeinesque Pendant

Unsigned

£9,500.00 Regular price

Jewellery Sector: Fine & High Jewellery

Curated By: Joanna Hardy

Main Material: Gold

Period: 19th Century

Condition Report: Excellent Condition

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A sumptuous Victorian Holbeinesque pendant, made around 1880. 'Holbeinesque' is a term used to describe Victorian jewellery that was made in the style of the Renaissance, particularly inspired by the Northern Renaissance and the paintings of Hans Holbein. Holbein himself produced sketches of the jewellery worn at the Tudor court, and the sketches were used as reference points by Victorian jewellery designers and craftsmen. This pendant is bold and colourful, featuring bright Kelly-green emeralds, purple-hued garnets and wonderfully coloured enamel set on yellow gold. This magnificent piece would look superb on a Victorian chain or suspended from a velvet ribbon in the Victorian style.

Joanna Hardy says: “When I first opened the box, my first reaction was, 'Wow'. The combination of colours and the design are so unique. This is such a special jewel and one for the collector. The garnets are of a purple-red colour. It is a joyous pendant and in great condition, though the fitted case is not commensurate with the age of the pendant. I do love these renaissance revival Victorian jewels; the colours of the gems and enamel, plus the richness of the gold’s colour, make it quite a sumptuous jewel. The lovely chasing on the reverse shows that the goldsmith has taken pride in making this jewel and wants it to look as good from the back as from the front.”

Materials & Features:

Main Material: 18 gold (unhallmarked, tested)
Gemstone:
Emerald, Garnet
Measurements:
7.1 x 2.9cm
Weight:
15.3g
Stone Cut:
Cabochon and pear-shaped emerald, octagonal-cut garnets
Period:
ca.1880
Origin:
England
Condition Report:
Excellent condition, wear commensurate with age

 

Reference
Seller ID: BSAFJ

Item Location: London, United Kingdom

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RETURNS
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We will happily refund or exchange any item purchased from Omnēque within 14 days of receiving your item. Christmas gifts may be returned until the end of January. Returns are not accepted on personalised or bespoke items.

We are happy to replace items if they are the wrong size or if they arrived defective or damaged. If you need to exchange your item for the same item or need a different size, please let us know in your email per the instructions below and we will return a form to you to include in your package.

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REPAIRS

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