Victorian

A Victorian 18ct Yellow Gold Albert Chain

An antique 18ct yellow gold double curb link Albert chain, circa 1918. The chain is made up of yellow gold oval links and has a T-bar drop.

Further Details

Condition ReportVery fine
Setting18ct yellow gold.
Hallmarks on every link and T-bar
Weight description56.4 grams
DimensionsChain length: 40.6cm/16"
PeriodVictorian circa 1890
SKU128906

Directors Notes

The Albert chain is said to have been named after Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s consort who was said to be particularly partial to this style of watch chain. The T-bar would have been worn attached through the buttonhole of the waistcoat. Today this style can be seen often worn as a necklace, it is incredibly popular and many would consider an essential for any jewellery box. Finding an antique Albert chain in 18ct gold is more unusual and this example has a lovely weight and is in excellent condition showcasing beautiful Victorian craftmanship with hallmarks on all links.

£7,500.00

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