Antique Victorian 15k Albert Curb Watch Chain- 15"
Details: This is an exceptionally beautiful heavy 15k gold watch chain. It is comprised of curb links complete with a t-bar, spring ring, and two dog clips. Fantastic with pendants attached or on its own. A watch chain this lovely and weighty is a rare find.
This type of watch chain was popularized by Prince Albert, the husband of Queen Victoria. The t-bar is placed through the buttonhole of the wearer's buttoned waistcoat and anchors the watch chain in place. The wearers watch was attached to one end and tucked into a small pocket. The other end of the chain was hung with important pendants such as the family seal and other significant or decorative charms.
Measurements: The chain's length is 17" and the weight is 36.3g. There are several hallmarks including the makers mark K & D, 525 for gold content, and an anchor for Birmingham.
Origin: English. c. 1910-1918.
Notes: Antique Art Nouveau 14k Two Flower Diamond Locket Pendant is sold separately.
Originating from the 18th century to the late 20th century, Metier’s estate jewelry collection is culled from sources around the world with a discerning eye. We feature highly coveted and collectable pieces of singular beauty that are rich with history and lost-art forms of craftsmanship that are precious beyond the materials that embody them.
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