BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE RUSSIAN GOLD ENAMEL EGG PENDANT NECKLACE c1900
An antique solid 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) chain necklace; with a bolt ring fastener, and 15 carat gold bow-shaped pendant section decorated with white enamelling, with chain holding two miniature egg & orb drops, decorated with vitreous rich green guilloche enamelling, the drops possibly Russian.
Wow - stunning quality, deeply beautiful & wonderfully collectable...so wearable too!
CONDITION: Very, very good. Slightest signs of enamel surface wear commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: Early 20th Century. Bolt ring stamped '9'.
DIMENSIONS: 16 ¼ inches wearable length, eggs 10 mm & 20 mm 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. 8.0 grams.