Victorian chatelaine hook with compass, antique ormolu chatelaine hook, gilt on bronzeVictorian chatelaine hook with compass, antique ormolu chatelaine hook, gilt on bronzeVictorian chatelaine hook with compass, antique ormolu chatelaine hook, gilt on bronzeVictorian chatelaine hook with compass, antique ormolu chatelaine hook, gilt on bronzeVictorian chatelaine hook with compass, antique ormolu chatelaine hook, gilt on bronzeVictorian chatelaine hook with compass, antique ormolu chatelaine hook, gilt on bronzeVictorian chatelaine hook with compass, antique ormolu chatelaine hook, gilt on bronze

This piece dating from the 1800's Circa 1840's is a magical little piece of Victorian history.

A highly decorative repousse ormolu chatelaine clip / hook, elaborately designed with a foliate style and with a fine gilt on bronze finish.

The hook itself swivels and would be used to hang a loaded chatelaine or a pocket or fob watch.

The most amazing thing about this is that at the top of the ornamental design there is a tiny little compass fitted inside.

The compass still appears to be working!

It is in very good antique condition, it will require a chain or a clasp to fit it to a belt etc. And there is a narrow section at the back to pass this through just behind the compass.

Highly skilled craftsmanship went into the making of this little beauty, a truly unique and wonderful piece of antique English history.

Approx measurements are as follows:
2" high
1.5" wide

Any questions or queries please contact us.

Item ID: 00269

Victorian chatelaine hook with compass, antique ormolu chatelaine hook, gilt on bronze

$129 USD

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