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A late 19th century peridot, enamel and diamond pendant, by Carlo Giuliano, circa 1880

The pierced quatrefoil plaque decorated with white and blue champlevé enamel, set centrally with an octagonal peridot, within a red enamelled bead and rose-cut diamond floral surround, terminating in a trapezoid-cut peridot drop with rose-cut diamond and seed pearl embellishment, blue champlevé enamel decoration to the reverse, suspended from an associated fine trace-link chain set at intervals with seed pearls, maker's mark CG in an oval plaque on pendant, enamel imperfect on suspensory loop, necklace length 63.5cm., pendant length 8.5cm. Estimate: £2,500 - 3,000

Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, 29 Apr 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)