Antique Victorian Day/Night Cannetille Suite 20K Yellow Gold
The necklace is designed as a series of oval openwork 20K yellow gold cannetille clusters suspending a large cross pendant of similar design with six spheres that rotate individually.
The earrings are worn through the ear back to front in classic French/European fashion. The upper part is a wheel of exquisite filigree wirework and granulation, the loops suspend the sphere drops that dangle and swing.
- Antique early Victorian 20K yellow gold cannetille suite.
- Circa 1830-40’s
- Openwork cannetille - extremely fine detail, outstanding craftsmanship
- Accompanied by the original fitted leather box.
No hallmarks. Tests 20K yellow gold.
Necklace: 18 in. long (45.72 cm) and weight 23 DWT (35.8 grams)
Pendant: 2 1/8 x 1.5 x 3/8 in. (5.4 x 3.8 x 2 cm)
Earrings: 2.25 x 1.25 in. (5.7 x 3.2 cm) and weight 2.8 DWT (4.3 grams)
T.W.: 25.8 DWT (40.1 grams)
Very good condition. Wear consistent with age and use.