ANTIQUE FRENCH 18K GOLD DIAMOND A LA JEANETTE CROSS PENDANT SLIDE c1830 BOXED
An antique French or Belgian 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) 'à la Jeanette' cross pendant / slide, with beautiful openwork construction and set with foiled table & rose cut diamonds. Housed in a fitted 19th Century box.
A fabulous example...so collectible & can be worn too!
CONDITION: Generally very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. One or two diamonds sunken or missing. Tiny chip to top stone. A few tiny traces of solder and old patch repair to back
DATE/MARKS: Around 1780/1800. Not marked. Box a little later
DIMENSIONS: 3 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. 11.4 grams unboxed.