FOUR QAJAR GOLD AND POLYCHROME ENAMELLED EARRINGS/PENDANTS, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY
comprising four gold polychrome enamelled pendants, two featuring a mother and child and two with female courtiers, each with seed-pearl fringes, reverses with foliate enamelling, one with later gold chain
4.5 by 4cm; 4.5 by 4.3cm; 4.5 by 4cm; 4 by 4cm.
The enamel generally bright, some abrasion to edges of the design and minor losses with some retouching and in some cases, overpainting, the reverse of three of the pendants with missing enamel, one is completely green (probably a later restoration), one mounted with small good chain for hanging, another with later chain for wearing, as viewed.
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