Marking: Owl in oval (mark for gold articles imoprted into France from countries without customs conventions, 1893 to present)
Location of mark: On top ring of pendant, bottom ring of cartouche holding emerald drop, on two top units of chains, twice on ring of eagle's right wing, on ring on dragon's tail, and six times on links of necklace.
George and Florence Blumenthal , New York (until 1941; to MMA)
Artist: Reinhold Vasters (German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)Date: ca. 1870–95Medium: Baroque pearl mounted with enameled gold set with pearls, emeralds and rubies and with pendent pearlsAccession: 1982.60.382On view in:Gallery 542
Artist: Enamel on reverse after a design by Étienne Delaune (French, Orléans 1518/19–1583 Strasbourg)Date: ca. 1550–60, back: 19th centuryMedium: Chalcedony, mounted in gold with enamel, rubies, emeralds, diamond, and pearlAccession: 17.190.907On view in:Gallery 544
Artist: Probably after a design by Reinhold Vasters (German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)Date: probably second half 19th centuryMedium: Enameled gold set with emeralds, rubies, and pearls and with pendant pearlsAccession: 1982.60.384On view in:Gallery 542