ANTIQUE FRENCH ? 19th CENTURY SILVER GILT GEMSTONE PASTE NECKLACE C1820
An antique silver gilt (silver with a pale gold wash) claspless necklace, with ornate rococo style links and drop pendant, all set with faceted gemstone-coloured pastes.
Distinctive, collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and generally good. Some signs of wear & tarnish commensurate with age and use. Some scratches to stones. Centre stone in pendant an old replacement.
DATE/MARKS: Early 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Approx. 22 inches long (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 57.6 grams.