This exceptional Georgian chain is a stunning example of the expert craftsmanship of the late 18th C. This example features articulate rolo-style links with textured surfaces, in an impressive length of 51 inches, that can be worn as is, double or even tripled for varieties of style. The chain boasts a sturdy box clasp closure with ornate sculptural detailing on top, for an eye-catching aesthetic that is impossible to miss.
Materials and Features: 15k yellow gold (acid tested)
Age/Origin: Georgian, c.1760
Weight: 35.2 g
Length: 51 inches full length
Condition: Generally excellent. The gold has a bright, sunny luster, with high-quality texture work to the surfaces of the chain links. The box clasp works well, and allows you to sturdily close the chain, and wear it with security and confidence.
Overall, the piece is very good for its age, and is a rare example, revered for its historical value.
Please view and inspect any photos closely. We endeavor to fully disclose all condition information clearly and concisely, however, please note that what qualifies as excellent condition for historical jewelry differs from modern and contemporary pieces; please take the age of the piece into account when examining the piece. Minor age wear is typical and to be expected for antique and vintage jewelry. Unless otherwise stated, gemstones have not been officially graded for color, clarity, or treatment by GIA; any information provided is our own educated, professional assessment.
15ct Georgian Long Guard Chain with Ornate Box Clasp