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Renaissance Revival Gold and Limoges Enamel Pendant, depicting Esther and Ahasuerus, signed S.C.,
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Renaissance Revival Gold and Limoges Enamel Pendant, depicting Esther and Ahasuerus, signed S.C., approx. 47 x 36 mm, and set in a gold and enamel frame with rose-cut diamonds, pearl drops, reverse with compartment, lg. 4 1/4 in.

Note: The S.C. signature could be for Suzanne de Court or her workshop. de Court was a prominent enamel painter in Limoges, active c. 1600, and ran a sizeable workshop which produced very high-quality enamels. The scene here is typical of the work she and her shop produced, often depicting religious or mythological subjects. Her work is in several museums worldwide, including the British Museum, the Frick Collection, the Princeton University Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.
Condition
Condition: Large areas of enamel loss to figures, standing soldier at right and kneeling king at left. Various other spots of loss, surface scratches. Frame with minor spots of enamel loss. Pearls not tested for origin.

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
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Renaissance Revival Gold and Limoges Enamel Pendant, depicting Esther and Ahasuerus, signed S.C.,

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000
May 17, 2022
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Starting Price $1,500
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0006: Renaissance Revival Gold and Limoges Enamel Pendant, depicting Esther and Ahasuerus, signed S.C.,

Sold for $3,500
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Est. $3,000 - $5,000Starting Price $1,500
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Description
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Renaissance Revival Gold and Limoges Enamel Pendant, depicting Esther and Ahasuerus, signed S.C., approx. 47 x 36 mm, and set in a gold and enamel frame with rose-cut diamonds, pearl drops, reverse with compartment, lg. 4 1/4 in.

Note: The S.C. signature could be for Suzanne de Court or her workshop. de Court was a prominent enamel painter in Limoges, active c. 1600, and ran a sizeable workshop which produced very high-quality enamels. The scene here is typical of the work she and her shop produced, often depicting religious or mythological subjects. Her work is in several museums worldwide, including the British Museum, the Frick Collection, the Princeton University Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.
Condition
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Condition: Large areas of enamel loss to figures, standing soldier at right and kneeling king at left. Various other spots of loss, surface scratches. Frame with minor spots of enamel loss. Pearls not tested for origin.<br><br>Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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