Antique Iberian Amethyst Pearl Silver Mourning Cross


Large antique Iberian silver mourning cross set with amethysts, seed pearls and with enamel detail; this unusual cross dates from the early 19th century and we believe it to be of Spanish or Portuguese origin.  It is formed of an openwork design with the main body of the cross covered in black enamel with a white enamel dot pattern.   The reverse was originally gilded and some of the gilding remains.  Weight: 13.0gm:  Measurements: 7cm x 5cm (2 1/2″ x 2″)  It is fitted with a loop to attach a chain.  The cross is in antique condition with wear and tear commensurate with age and some small pieces of enamel are missing.  Tested as silver.  Ref: J6137

Metal: Silver
Seed Pearls
Country of Origin: Spain/Portugal
Weight: 13.0gm
Condition: Antique, some damage
Era: 1800s
Ref: J6137

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