18th Century diamond cross, Jeannette pendant by Unknown Artist
18th Century diamond cross, Jeannette pendant by Unknown Artist
18th Century diamond cross, Jeannette pendant by Unknown Artist
18th Century diamond cross, Jeannette pendant by Unknown Artist
18th Century diamond cross, Jeannette pendant by Unknown Artist
18th Century diamond cross, Jeannette pendant by Unknown Artist
18th Century diamond cross, Jeannette pendant by Unknown Artist
18th Century diamond cross, Jeannette pendant by Unknown Artist

Unknown Artist

18th Century diamond cross, Jeannette pendant 1780

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€ 2.650

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About the artwork

Cross Jeanette with four rings finely decorated with floral patterns. The bottom part in pear shaped is articulated to the center pattern with serrated edges. The cross is hinged on a floral element with a similar ring to the cross. The piece is set with table cut rose cut diamonds and rose cut diamonds.

Antique jewelry object group: pendant

Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin:Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.

Style: Pre-Victorian -
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Period: ca. 1780
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Material: platinum and 18K yellow gold
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Extra information: This type of pendant is typically Belgian in the late 18th till mid-19th century. They are called 'à la Jeannette'. A croix à la Jeanette (French for: "cross in the style of Jeanette") is a pendant in the form of a heart with a latin cross dangling from it

Diamonds:Six table cut rose cut diamonds. We do not have the weight of the diamonds which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cuts. One normal high domed rose cut diamond, and 18 senailles. A senaille is a simplified rose cut diamond, a small diamond chip with perhaps a few polished facets. We do not have the weight of these diamonds which is normal in our trade when it comes to senailles.
Note: All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.

Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: height 7.55 cm (2.97 inch)

Weight: 14.00 gram (9.00 dwt)

Reference Nº: 11344-0024

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