Kevin Seah

Antique 18K Gold Plique-à-Jour Pendant Holy Cross with Corpus

$6,800 SGD

18 carat solid gold Art Nouveau style pendant medal of the Holy Cross with a dramatic Corpus , dating back to the early days of the 20th Century, with rare and unique features that makes it unique and of Museum quality.

1) Its measurements are : 60 x 40 mm ( 2.4 x 1.6 in.) incl. of bail

2) It has a great design and a very dramatic Jesus Corpus with great details. 

3) Weight 8.82 grams, 18 carat gold.

4) It is in Pristine condition.

5) It is made using the “Plique-à-jour” technique : Plique-à-jour (French for "letting in daylight") is a vitreous enameling technique where the enamel is applied in cells, similar to cloisonné, but with no backing in the final product, so light can shine through the transparent or translucent enamel. All intact plique-à-jour medals are very rare today.

6) The pendant is high relief and made in France. It is hallmarked with an Eagle's head which is the French Hallmark for 18 carat Gold. 

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