CHINESE GILT SILVER CARNELIAN PERFUME PENDANT on CHAIN
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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Deco: Pre 1930: item # 1143063
Please refer to our stock # 02148 when inquiring.
Antiques and Decor by Fiona
PO Box 11
Thorold, Ontario, Canada L2V 3Y7
|An early 20thcentury Chinese gilded sterling filigree perfume pendant on chain with a large natural carnelian cabochon stone c1900-20. This 1-5/16" x 1" pendant opens to reveal a compartment which held pergfumed wax or oil - the heat from the wearer's body would gradually release the scent. It is stamped SILVER. The 15-3/4" box chain is stamped PAT APPD FOR on the barrel clasp and it tests as silver. The clasp is engraved and it is contemporary or possibly slightly older than the pendant. This necklace weighs 19.1 grams, and it is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface tracked shipping to the U.S. starts at $20 (other spots may vary, air is higher) - tracking and insurance are included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.|