Victorian Hand Painted Porcelain Signed Miniature Portrait 18k Gold Pendant Antique

Style: Up for sale is a striking Victorian Hand Painted Miniature Portrait set in a 18k Gold Pendant setting. The painting of a lady is exquisite in detail and is painter signed on the lower right hand corner. On the back of the pendant we can see word “Pompadour” written across the pendant in red ink. Below the word Pompadour sign number 51 was pressed into the porcelain, examining the number with a loupe we can see that at one time the numbers were filled in with gold tone paint which has rubbed off almost completely through the years. On top of the back side of the pendant there some additional numbers written, we can make out 51 written again and some additional numbers that are illegible. The pendant is set in a solid 18k gold setting. The pendant is relatively large in size measuring approximately 2 1/8” x 1 3/4” without the finding

 

Metal: 18k Yellow Gold (hallmarked & tested)

 

Measurements: Pendant – 2 1/8” x 1 3/4” (or 5.6cm x 4.4cm)

 

Time of Production: Victorian Era

 

Painter: we've had a difficulty making out the old cursive on the signature, please refer to the closeup photograph

 

Hallmarks: 18k

 

Condition: Excellent estate condition