SALE SATURDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY TWELFTH, AT TWO O’CLOCK FIFTH SESSION NUMBERS 570-686 JEWELS NUMBERS 570-584 570 TWO EARLY OBJECTS OF THE SILVERSMITH’S ART 16TH CENTURY Comprising pendant with two nielloed silver plaques engraved with two personages of the Renaissance and, on the reverse, with a Gothic cipher of Christ; and large silver seal ring of a Bishop, the seal with a mitre and illegible inscription; the circle with acanthus foliations. From the Spitzer legacies. (2) 571 PENDANT OF GOLD WITH BAS-RELIEF SPANISH, 16TH CENTURY The adoration of the Magi; a group of small figures in spirited motion, placed under an arch representative of the Crypt. The back with the sacred cipher in Gothic letters. Size, 11/2 x 11/4 inches From the Spitzer legacies. 572 PENDANT OF GOLD WITH BAS-RELIEF: THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI SPANISH, 16TH CENTURY Placed in a ring completely à jour. A delightfully naive composition. The surrounding ring with a star in the left-hand upper corner and a pendant in the form of an acorn. Diameter, 11/2 inches From the Spitzer legacies. 573 COLLIER OF GOLD, PARTLY ENAMELLED VENETIAN, 17TH CENTURY Composed of forty large and small links. Triangular in form and enamelled with trefoils and other floral enrichments in soft pastel shades. Extreme length, 33 inches 574 RELIQUARY FRAME AND PENDANT OF GOLD, ENAMELLED SPANISH, 17TH CENTURY The centre ajouré and with the sacred cipher S[ANTA] M [ARIA] R[EGINA] under crown. Foliated border in enamels of blue and cream. Also enamelled on the reverse. Size, 21/2 x 21/2 inches From the Spitzer legacies. 283