Pendant, Castellani, c.1870

Gold, enamel and gem-set


a pendant in the renaissance taste by Castellani, enamelled, red, green and white, mounted with a rose diamond, cabochon rubies and cabochon and step cut blue sapphires, suspending five natural pearl drops, the central oval section opens to reveal a locket compartment in which is Castellani’s signature.

Contained in its original silk and velvet lined tooled blue leather case.

Rome. circa 1870.

8.5 cm x 4.3cm

For another neo-renaissance pendant by Castellani in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London  click here