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A 16th Century Italian gold pendant .

Gold lizard set with opals and rubies This Century Italian gold pendant is a star piece housed in Ranger's House, Blackheath in south London.

Pendant jewel of gold, enamelled and set with rubies, emeralds and pearls, an elephant on a platform with scroll work: probably Italian, 16th century

Pendant jewel of gold, enamelled and set with rubies, emeralds and pearls, an elephant on a platform with scroll work: century.

Locket Set, bearing a cameo portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-87) late 16th century (gold and onyx)

locket set, bearing a cameo portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots late century (gold & onyx)

Pendant in the form of a centaur. Date: late 16th–early 17th century. Culture: possibly Spanish. Medium: Baroque pearl with enameled gold mounts set with sapphires and rubies, and with pendent pearls.

Pendant in the form of a centaur. Medium: Baroque pearl with enameled gold mounts set with sapphires and rubies, and with pendent pearls.

South German, probably late 16th/ 17th century PENDANT WITH A SPHINX ivory, mounted with enamelled gold and a pearl 7.9cm., 3 1/8 in. overall

South German, probably late century PENDANT WITH A SPHINX ivory, mounted with enamelled gold and a pearl 3 in.

GOLD, BAROQUE PEARL, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND PENDANT, SOUTHERN ITALIAN, 17TH CENTURY.  Designed as a dancing carnival figure of lady, with a fruit and floral head dress, highlighted with pendants set with rose diamonds, the body composed of a baroque pearl, to a pierced scroll work skirt further highlighted with rose diamonds and polychrome enamel.

(Italy) Gold, baroque pearl, enamel and diamond Pendant, Southern Italian, century Dancing carnival figure.

Spanish, late 16th century, Pendant in the form of a mermaid.  Photo courtesy Sotheby's

Spanish, late century PENDANT IN THE FORM OF A MERMAID enamelled gold, set with a Baroque pearl, adorned with smaller pearls, suspended from a later metal

Pendant, 16th century  Probably Mexico  Crystal, enamel, gold, pearls, boxwood. The tiny boxwood carvings depict, on one side, Christ bearing the cross and, on the reverse, the Agony in the Garden, an angel appearing with the cross.

Geography: Formerly considered made in Germany; Probably made in Mexico; Formerly considered made in Spain. Culture: probably Mexican.

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