This is a fabulous Swiss long guard, a very rare 19th century example that is unlike anything else we’ve ever had. Each of the 32 dramatic long panels features a green enameling on one side and a black enameling on the other, each with a central floral design that has been enhanced with white enamel.
Materials and Features:
9ct gold over, black, green, and white enamel, brass
Circa 1870’s, Swiss
Weight: 56.15 grams
Dimensions: 44” long, each link 1.25”
Condition: There is wear to the enamel. Minor associated age wear.
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44” Swiss Enameled Gold Over Long Guard Chain