Description & Technical information

The chain of gold balls spaced at intervals by pierced gold balls and pierced flat quatrelobe links, to the centre a pierced foliate scroll section suspending pierced gold ball, quatrelobe link and the Latin shaped cross below, the rectangular section cross engraved with leaf and flowerhead decoration, one side pierced to reveal the filled core, probably wood, ropetwist wire applied around the outside and bead to each terminal

Chain length 107cm / 42''

Length of cross and pendant surmount section 8cm / 3 1/8''

Weight: 52.5g

Date:  1680
Period:  1600-1750, 17th century
Origin:  England
Medium: gold
Dimensions: 107 cm (42¹/₈ inches)
Categories: Jewellery