A rare fine Edwardian silver Austro- Hungarian necklace accompanied by original case
Makers MARIE LEITNER of INNSBRUCK
Hallmarked 800 and two makers marks?
Set throughout the necklace are natural Emeralds, Rubies and pink tourmalines. The largest emerald measures 8 x 8.5mm, 9.5 x 5mm concealed within the clasp, 11 x 7mm trapez drop. Smaller emeralds measure 2.5mm.
Rubies and pink tourmalines measure 5 x 4mm - 3mm.
There is white, green, purple and turquoise enamellng throughout with some signs of wear, though the initial enamel application to the deisgn of the piece is not intended to be fine.
Necklace length at its shortest 13 inches to its longest 15 inches. Designed to be worn high on the neck in a choker/ lavaliere fashion.
Total pendant drop length from largest central plaque 58mm
Clasp in very good working condition with safety catch
Good condition. This is a remarkable piece and a very rare. Signs of wear commensurate of age.
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