A lovely antique Victorian gold filled festoon necklace c1880-1900.
The ornate necklace has a beautiful hardstone cameo as its centerpiece, the cameo depicts a woman in profile beautifully detailed for its size.
The bezel set cameo is framed with graceful twisted wire filigree with small beads, a long drop with a natural coral button cabochon is set at the bottom.
Multiple chains connect the filigree to matching coral cabs, the rest of the necklace is single chain.
Beautifully designed, the necklace has grace and balance.
Excellent condition, no damage and minimal wear, lovely soft patina, the necklace has been lightly cleaned.
Marked GF on the secure spring ring clasp.
Measures 17.25" long, the center design spans 3.5" by 2" long, the cameo is 12mm by 8mm, the filigree frame is 7/8" by 1", the drop adds an additional 1" to the length. Each of the three coral cabs are 5mm.
Delicate and feminine, a truly elegant Victorian cameo and coral festoon necklace.
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