Art Deco Niello Silver Curb-Link ChainArt Deco Niello Silver Curb-Link ChainArt Deco Niello Silver Curb-Link Chain

Art Deco, c.1920

This lovely 1920s niello silver chain is likely of German origin, and features stylish curb links: the pattern is one niello link followed by two smaller silver links. Niello is a black mixture of silver, copper and lead sulphides, which in this case has been is inlayed onto the silver base links. The technique is said to have been invented by the ancient Egyptians, and spread throughout Europe as far back as the late Iron Age.

MEASUREMENTS Length: 18 inches

WEIGHT 22.3g

MARKS Stamped A800 for 800 grade Silver

CONDITION Very good, some light wear commensurate with age and use

Item ID: 5636


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Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver / Black, Size: Length 18 inches

Art Deco Niello Silver Curb-Link Chain

$450 USD

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