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Edwardian Silver & Niello Guard Chain

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A lovely silver and silver gilt long chain. It has been decorated in the niello style that was popular in the early 1900s in Germany. Niello is a black mixture of copper, silver, and lead sulphides, used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal. It can be used for filling in designs cut from metal. It was a difficult technique to execute, so chains such as this one are always sought after.The detail is very fine and looks smart. It can be worn single, doubled or trebled up.

Written by Olly Gerrish

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Date & OriginEdwardian (1901-1914), German
MeasurementsLength 150 cm
Dog clip 2.3 cm
ConditionVery Good
Hallmarks800 ( for silver ) Maker's mark unidentified
ProvenanceGerman
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