18 kt. Yellow gold - Necklace - long chain, Late-Victorian anno 1890
Antique jewelry object group long chain Condition very good condition Country of origin unknown Style Late-Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from the middle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era. See also: late-Victorian Style specifics The Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period - Experts divide the reign of Queen Victoria, also called The Victorian era (1837-1901) into three periods of about twenty years each; The Romantic Victorian Period (1837 - 1860) , The Grand Victorian Period (1860 - 1880) , and the Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period (1880 - 1901) . We consider this to be of The Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period. Jewelry of this period is changing back from heavy to more smaller, romantic pieces with often whimsical motifs. Jewelers using diamonds and bright gemstones in elaborated and fine feminine pieces. Period ca. 1890 Material 18K yellow gold (touchstone tested) Hallmarks "18" indicating 18K gold Dimensions length 154,00 cm (60,63 inch) Weight 42,00 gram (27,01 dwt) Adin Reference Nº 22286-0292 Copyright photography Adin, fine antique jewellery - Comes with professional report of authenticity. - Shipping insured and registered (or pick it up) . - Outside EU import duties etc. may apply. - Check our feedback here to see how happy our customers are. - See more of our products, visit: https: //auction. catawiki. com/lotsfrom/Adin - Antique & Vintage jewellery is often refurbished, remodelled or repaired in order to prolong its enjoyment and wearable lifetime. It is not uncommon for older items to see evidence of this.