UNKNOWN GOLDSMITH, Flemish
Jeweled Rooster Holding a Caduceus1570s
Enamelled gold, two pearls, thirty-four diamonds, two rubies, 7x 5 cm
Museo degli Argenti, Palazzo Pitti, Florence
The neck and most of the body of this curious rooster are composed of two Baroque pearls, its crested head is made of gold and rubies, while the plumage is made with multicoloured enamels.