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Early Victorian Yellow Paste Riviere Necklace

Early Victorian Yellow Paste Riviere Necklace

$2,850.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1840

A superb early Victorian riviere necklace set with gorgeous vibrant yellow paste gemstones in open backed "pie-crust" settings. The stones displace a rich, sunny hue and were made in a time when paste could command as much, if not more, than their gemstone counterparts. It remains in great condition, dating from the 1840s.

STONES 

Paste Gemstones

MEASUREMENTS 

Wearable length: 16 inches

Stones range from: 1.8cm to 1.0cm width

WEIGHT 

34.5g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 9k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, some light wear commensurate with age and use

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