EARLY ANTIQUE EUROPEAN 18th CENTURY 18K GOLD & ENAMEL CRUCIFIX / CROSS PENDANT
An antique solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts, of hollow construction) crucifix pendant; with drops to the arms, applied decoration and enamel designs, including a skull motif to the base.
An unusual early example...extremely collectible!
CONDITION: Generally good. Some signs of detail wear, denting & enamel loss commensurate with age and use - enamel loss to centre back, see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Early 18th Century, maybe older. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 55 x 29 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 4.3 grams.