An art nouveau enamel, diamond and gem-set pendant brooch, circa 1905 designed as a winged water spirit with scrolling hair, the basse taille enamel wings accentuated by lines of old mine-cut diamonds, highlighted by one circular-cut ruby and two demantoid garnets; unsigned, no. L 0343; mounted in platinum-topped fourteen karat gold; length: 1 3/4in.
This Garnet Pendant is dated to circa 1600 and was designed by Arnold Lulls, who worked for Anne of Denmark and James I. The central cubic zircon stone is surrounded by Garnets. The original would have been set entirely with table-cut diamonds.