Objects with musical mechanism and automaton

Music pendant

    Music pendant


    circa 1820

    Gold, brass, steel; casting, chasing, engraving, painted enamel, glazed enamel

    3.8 x 4 x 1 cm, 21 g


    Gold enamel music pendant in gold oval case. Front lid with a glazed medallion with a portrait of a lady surrounded by floral gold enamel ornament, the back lid with polychrome enamelled music instruments, the rim with turquoise-coloured enamel, turning pendant, chain. Miniature movement with pinned barrel and vibrating blades.