The Essex Crystal pendant is in superb condition. There is some reflected light off the crystal in some of the photos, but the piece is in perfect condition. The Crystal is Rock Crystal. The image of the dog is hand carved into the reverse of the crystal and then hand painted with enamel. The pendant is the work of a master artisan!
The domed crystal is set in a beautiful 14 Karat Gold bezel. The Essex Crystal dates to the 19th - early 20th Century. We love our antique dog jewelry and this is one of the most beautiful pieces we have seen.The charming face of the dog is an absolute delight and will dance delightfully around the neck of the lucky wearer. The listing is only for the pendant. The chain is only shown for display.
The pendant is 7/8 inch long including the bales. The pendant is 17mm in diameter. The pendant is 5mm deep. The pendant weighs 3.3 grams. The painting of the dog is in perfect condition!There is no loss of paint at all - it is a bit difficult to photograph this, but be assured the paint is in perfect condition! The jewel is worthy of the jewelry collections in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. And Cameos and Intaglios are all the rage - look at the photos I have included with prices from the recent Town and Country and Veranda!! Treat yourself or a loved one to a treasure to cherish for generations and one which will only increase in value over time! Please look at our other listings for more incredible jewels from Italy and The Netherlands - both major jewelry and diamond centers for centuries.
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