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ISAAC OLIVER (C. 1565-1617)

Anne of Denmark (1574-1619)

c. 1611-12

RCIN 420041

Anne of Denmark is shown wearing the cipher jewels which reference her brother Christian IV of Denmark and mother Sophie of Mecklenburg. Silver, used to represent pearls, often darkens over time with exposure to air creating a misleading effect suggestive of dark stones surrounded by white mounts, as seen here.

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