SPANISH RENAISSANCE PENDANT NECKLACE, 17th CENTURY
Gilt bronze. The period of the Spanish Inquisition. ¾” height, shield-shaped of rounded section incised with facing figures. Probably armorial identifying the family of the wearer in anticipation of the protection carried by that name. Good high relief execution. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored and mounted on a modern gilt neck chain for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.