SOLD Early Victorian Foiled Back Topaz Cross Pendant
A wonderful pendant from the early Victorian period, c1840/50s. The pendant is made from 18ct gold and is formed in the shape of a cross. Each arm is set with a topaz stone that has pink foil set behind it giving the look of a lovely soft pink. Another topaz sits at the centre. Surrounding these beautiful stones is wonderful cannetille work. The stones sit in closed back settings and appear to be all original to the piece. The cannetille is in marvellous condition and is complete. The pendant is finished with the original ridged bale and has a a brooch pin to the back, also seemingly original.
An exquisite pendant that has survived in excellent condition. It will come on an 18" 14kt gold fill chain.
Materials - 18ct Gold (tested), Topaz
Age - C1840/50s
Size - Cross measures 29mm by 27mm. The bale adds an extra 5.5mm to the length
Condition - Very good. The centre topaz has a sizeable chip to the side and has a paler appearance in its setting. Incredibly, the chip is not noticeable when the pendant is worn.
Weight - 3.55g