LARGE ANTIQUE EUROPEAN 18K GOLD PASTE A LA JEANETTE CROSS PENDANT c1800
A very large scale antique European (French?) solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) a la Jeanette-style cross pendant, set with foiled clear pastes.
Highly collectable and very wearable too!
CONDITION: Some signs of wear commensurate with age and use. A couple of pastes missing. Some old breaks and lead solder repairs to back and frames - see pictures. Pastes/foil backs a little discoloured. Bail arrangement / fittings old alterations.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1800/20, or a little older. Illegible gold control marks.
DIMENSIONS: 4 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. 29.7 grams.