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    Posted 7 years ago

    Agram.m
    (716 items)

    Antique silver Austro Hungarian Gem Set St George and the Dragon pendant on silver Belcher Chain.

    For me a stunning find and my second Austro Hungarian gem set.
    A silver pendant chain with river seed pearls and a dangle silver little ball. Superb enamel work on silver with 2 small Sapphires one in front and one on the rear side, and also one small Rubin in front.
    St George, with his sword drawn in dark blue enamel.
    The fierce green enamel dragon with articulated moveable wings
    Here the best......the Dragons wings move..they are held by 2 small Sapphires. Circa later 19th century-about 1870's.

    In English folklore, St. George slew the mighty dragon. According to legend, a pagan town in Libya was being terrorized by a dragon. The locals kept throwing sheep to it to placate it, and when it still remained unsatisfied, they started sacrificing some of the citizenry. Finally, the local princess Sabra, daughter of the King, was to be thrown also to the beast, but good St. George came along, slaughtered the dragon and rescued the fair princess. At this, the townsfolk converted to Christianity. Some experts think the tale is based on the Greek myth of Perseus rescuing Andromeda from a sea monster.

    Good condition with just a bit of wear to the enamel
    Approx. 1.2 by 2 inches long. Something special for REAL COLLECTORS OF ANTIQUE JEWELRY

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    1. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      mustangtony and nldionne thanks for your quick and nice loving
    2. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Vetrai050 thanks for loving
    3. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      nldionne thanks for your interest and loving
    4. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      SEAN68 thanks for loving and attention
    5. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Newtimes thanks for your attention and loving
    6. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Bratjdd thanks for this special antique piece, it's nice you love it
    7. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, what a great compliment, thank you for that and of course for your interest and loving!!!
    8. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Manikin thanks a lot for your loving and attention
    9. freiheit freiheit, 7 years ago
      What a piece of art!
    10. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Freiheit, what a huge compliment thanks!. But indeed it is that's why I call this for the real collector of antique jewelry. This jewelry with this subject have already been made ??in the 16th century, as this jewel in the 19th century again made to the old examples. in the Austro-Hungarian kingdom
    11. freiheit freiheit, 7 years ago
      This piece has it all: great design, excellent workmanship, and a meaning/story. I really love it! :)
    12. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Freiheit you're a sweetheart for such fine compliments, THANKS!

    13. freiheit freiheit, 7 years ago
      Thanks for your graceful reply:)
    14. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Freiheit you're welcome!
    15. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Toolate2 thanks for loving
    16. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      BHock45 thanks for your interest and loving
    17. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Claudia1971 thanks for your interest and loving
    18. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Aeon thanks for your interest and loving
    19. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 7 years ago
      An arresting piece!
    20. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      miKKo thanks for your liking, loving and compliment!
    21. aelisabethh aelisabethh, 5 years ago
      My mom and I have been searching for a St. George piece identical to this that she lost while traveling in New England about 5 years ago! It was an important family heirloom. We are so excited to see this. Do you know of any more in existence? We're desperate to find one to replace the original. Looking forward to hearing back from you.
    22. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 years ago
      aelisabethh I found 3 pieces at this moment in auction. Here are the links:
      http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Austro-Hungarian-St-George-and-the-dragon-pendant-silver-enamel-seed-pearls-VGC-/191534951299?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item2c985f6b83

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/WELL-DETAILED-ANTIQUE-AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN-SILVER-ENAMEL-GEORGE-DRAGON-PENDANT-/311100824589?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item486f0ddc0d

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/Austro-Hungarian-Silver-Enamel-Multi-Jeweled-St-John-Killing-the-Dragon-Pendant-/371275161110?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5671b95e16

      Let me hear if you could succeed, I'm curious, good luck!!
    23. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 years ago
      aelisabethh I found another link to buy such a George pendant:
      http://www.ebay.de/itm/SILBERBROSCHE-EMALLIERT-HEILIGER-GEORG-UM-1860-WIEN-GEPUNZT-SEHR-SELTEN-/321696383597?pt=DE_Mode_Accessoires_Schmuck_Schmuck&hash=item4ae699426d

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