Antique Austro Hungarian Gilt Silver Enameled Cross Pendant in Renaissance Style
Superb quality antique 19th century Austro-Hungarian gilt silver, enameled, and jeweled Cross pendant beautifully handcrafted in renaissance revival style.
This beautiful solid silver Cross Pendant has been gilded with gold and highlighted with white, red, green and black enameled and jeweled with settings of 27 cabochon natural Turquoise gems, 9 faceted Garnets, some in flowered settings and 1 cabochon central Garnet.
The reverse is finely pierced and engraved in open work with intricate pattern, including central Jerusalem cross, fleurs-de-lis and scrolls and highlighted with black enamel. Loop fitted with suspension ring.
There are no marks and it has been acid tested and is guaranteed to be at least 800-850 purity silver.
CONDITION: Age and usage is showing, in excellent condition for its age except for minor losses to the highlighted enamel. Free of repairs or restorations.
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Height: 7.8 cm (3.07 inches)
Width: 5.4 cm (2.13 inches).
WEIGHT: 20.4 grams (0.70689 oz)