Representing Leonardo da Vinci's betrothal portrait of the forlorn 16 year old Florentine beauty and intellect, 'Ginevra de Benci', who, in 1474 was whispered to be a deeply reluctant bride. The inscription Iuniperus, meaning a juniper sprig, (an old symbol of sorrow and pain), and Virtvtem Forma Decorat - 'Beauty Adorns Virtue', are painted on the reverse of the portrait board.
A 3" long antiqued pewter pendant of an intricately carved Baroque outer frame, set with a large, black Swarovski crystal surrounded by a finely etched brass frame at its centre, and a black Swarovski crystal teardrop suspended beneath.
On a double, draped trace chain with an overall length of 16" (41cm) plus a 35mm extender.
Measures approx 8.4 x 4.1 x 0.7 cm
Designed and hand made in England incorporating *Swarovski elements and fine English pewter. (Lead, cadmium and nickel compliant).
*Crystal colours are subject to availability, and may vary from the image shown.
IN STOCK: Within NZ (provided order placed by 2pm weekdays)
Overnight shipping, 1-3 days
or 3-5 days for rural areas.
Rest of the Word – 8-21 days (non-tracked) please contact us for tracked options
PREORDER: Pre-order products (available to us from our suppliers but not stored in our warehouse) are typically shipped within approx. 28 working days depending on location of supplier, time of the year and demand. We will be in touch if there are delays on your pre-order product/s outside 28 working days from the date of order/payment.