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German, late 15th century | Pendant Crucifix, possibly a guild badge

German, late 15th century | Pendant Crucifix, possibly a guild badge

German, late 15th century

Pendant Crucifix, possibly a guild badge


silver, set with a mother of pearl pendant, with a modern metal stand

16cm., 6¼in. 

overall height on stand: 22.5cm., 8 7/8 in.

Overall in good condition with minor surface wear and dirt consistent with age. The gilding is largely worn. There is minor rubbing throughout and some tarnishing.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Sotheby's London, 15 December 1999, lot 115;
Christie's London, 11 November 2004, lot 19
RELATED LITERATURE
R. W. Lightbown, Medieval European Jewellery, cat. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1992, PP. 513-514, nos. 58-63