ANTIQUE RUSSIAN ? 14K GOLD CHRYSOPRASE DIAMOND MINIATURE EASTER EGG CHARM c1890
An antique, possibly Russian, solid 14 carat gold (tests thereabouts) & chrysoprase miniature Easter egg pendant, decorated with a white enamel band and set with rose cut diamonds in silver settings, with a tiny old cut diamond at the base. Suspended from a 14 carat gold chain with set with 4 rose cut diamonds in silver collets, with a later 9ct gold bolt ring.
Beautiful - very wearable and highly collectable too!
CONDITION: Generally very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Loss to enamel and possibly gold loss to upper mount section (see pics). A couple of stones possibly old replacements.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1900. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 18 x 12 mm, chain 2 ½ inches (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 3.9 grams.