A GOLD, GEM-SET AND SEED PEARL DOUBLE-HEADED EAGLE PENDANT, MOROCCO, 18TH CENTURY the central pendant featuring a double-headed eagle set with a large pink gemstone in the centre, the wings and tail also decorated with colourful gemstones, detailed enamelling to the reverse, the necklace composed of multiple seed-pearl strands interspersed with colourful gemstones and two cylindrical enamelled beads
Pirpiri, a woman’s coat embellished with terzidiko (gold braid) embroidery on wool felt. Crowned double-headed eagles appear among the foliate themes of the decoration. From Ioannina in Epiros. 19th c. H. 1.23 m. (EΕ 1637) (Ottoman era)
A GEM-SET GOLD DOUBLE-HEADED EAGLE PENDANT, MOROCCO, 18TH CENTURY the large central pendant featuring a double-headed eagle worked in filigree and set with emeralds, pearls and red gemstones, the necklace composed of two clusters of pearls on each side of hook, separated by a gold conical filigree bead
A magnificent and highly important diamond-set Badge of the Order of St. Andrew, unsigned, circa 1800, with central finely-enamelled figure of the Saint on Cross, with diamond borders and letters SAPR, supported on a crowned double-headed eagle formed entirely of diamonds except for ruby eyes and gold beaks and claws, the gold reverse delicately engraved to simulate plumage and carrying a later-applied gold plaquette engraved, The Empress Maria Fedorovna agreed to wear this Badge in 1890.