Description

    Gold, Iron Necklace, circa 1830
    The necklace features five gold panels, each inset with a steel plate and cast iron portrait profiles with the center one depicting the "Abduction of Ganymede". The plaques are joined together by three rows of flat spiral link chain with parcel gilding, completed by an engraved silver clasp. Approximately 14k gold. Gross weight 41.50 grams.
    Length: 18-1/2 inches


    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Metals:
    Gold
    White Metal

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The necklace is deficient in one portrait, later clasp, evidence of rust. One of the cast iron portrait profiles is missing.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    26th Monday
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