SUPERB ANTIQUE GEORGIAN GOLD CHAIN NECKLACE & CANNETILLE TURQUOISE CLASP c1820
An antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) necklace; beautifully made, with intricately twisted textured links and fastened with a substantial snap clasp decorated with fine cannetille work and natural turquoise highlights.
Wow - terrific quality, immensely collectible and extremely wearable - a wonderful example the likes of which are becoming harder and harder to find...especially in such fabulous original condition!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Faintest signs of wear & negligible denting commensurate with age and use. A few tiny areas of loss to cannetille work, barely noticeable.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 18 ½ 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. 57.7 grams.