Hallmarked / Signed Antique Victorian 14k Gold Engraved Necessaire or Compact or Dance Card with Tassles. Hallmarked: with the logo D (with the straight left line equially bisecting the top and bottom of the curve) 14K The inside bottom of the powder compartment is also marked with two triangles which point to the D 14K mark.
Approximate measurements 2 3/8"h x 1.75"w x 1/4"d for the compact, per se + 2 7/8" upper length of chain with bale loop ring + 2 1/16 length of the tassles..... For a total length of approximately 6.5. Total weight is approximately 36.6 grams.
The exquisite engraving is intricate in detail and is different on the front and back sides of the compact. The bottom cabochon sapphire is pushed in, in order to open the compact. The open case reveals the mirror and the powder compartment. The front of the case bears the very stylized monogram MFM - which is more of an interesting engraved decoration than a noticible monogram.The ring size is approximately 6.75. Condition: Very nice - no issues. The closure mechanism is tight and functional. The item "Antique Estate Signed Victorian 14k Gold Necessaire Compact w Sapphires & Pearls" is in sale since Sunday, April 27, 2014. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Other Fine Jewelry". The seller is "ad" and is located in California. This item can be shipped to United States.