Print, Plate 4, from Livre de bijouterie (Book of Designs for Goldsmiths and Jewelers), ca. 1570

Design for two pendants. At left, a merman and mermaid recline on two squares. Above, strapwork with masks and a central oval tablet with mythological scene. Below, a garland of beads and three drop pearls. At right, a pair of putti and pair of sphinxes flank a central gem. Below, horned masks, two drop pearls and a central tassel.

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