BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE FRENCH ? 18K GOLD ENAMEL LEMON PENDANT & CHAIN NECKLACE c1900
An antique solid 18 carat gold pendant; beautifully modelled as a lemon (glass?), with fine & very realistic enamel decoration, an applied pearl, and hung on a later chain necklace.
A lovely quality drop...so collectible & ready to wear!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Slight loss to lemon top and leaf enamel, easily restored. Lemon chipped to reverse top? - possibly originally to manufacture.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1900. French(?) gold mark to drop, chain marked '750'.
DIMENSIONS: Pendant 25 mm long, chain 17 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. 6.3 grams.