SOLD Victorian 9kt Rose Gold & Steel Penknife Pendant in Fitted Box
This beautiful pocket penknife is made from 9kt rose gold with steel parts. It dates to the late Victorian period, c1890, and the gold is a wonderful strong rose color, synonymous with rose gold at this time. The little scissors are particularly charming and this would likely have been given as a gift to a lady, perhaps to add to her chatelaine. The penknife comes in its original velvet lined leather box and could be worn as a pendant alone or as part of a selection of charms.
The penknife comes on the modern 18" 14kt rose gold fill chain pictured.
Materials - 9kt Rose Gold (tested), Steel.
Age - C1890
Size - Penknife measures 37mm long with the bale adding an extra 7mm
Condition - Very good. The steel could do with a little polish as it shows signs of age.
Weight - Penknife only 11.6g