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LOT 1759

Estimate
GBP (£) 2,000 - 3,000
EUR (€) 2,290 - 3,440
USD ($) 2,240 - 3,360

Price
£1,500 (EUR 1,719; USD 1,678) (+bp*)

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INDO-PORTUGUESE GOLD RELIQUARY PENDANT
18TH CENTURY A.D. OR LATER
3 1/2 in. (32.79 grams, 88 mm high).

A gold pendant and suspension mount comprising: central 'tree of life' panel with cruciform void and radiating tendrils to both faces set within a frame and glazed both sides, with openwork surround and frame with raised pellets and foliage; ribbed suspension loop and D-shaped hanger with openwork foliage detailing.

PROVENANCE:
Acquired in the late 1980s.
Important North West London collection.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate no.11434-191974.

CONDITION