Antique Sterling Silver + Solid 14k Gold Heavy Guilloch Vanity Compact By R&g Co For Sale
Features: This is a very beautiful antique necessasire heavy woman's vanity compact . Made between 1880's up to 1910. vintage. Made of both sterling silver and solid14K goldwith light weight thin bevel mirror. It's solid 14K gold portion consist ofmirror's frame. Considered rare . An earlier design, beautifully hand crafted by the R&G Company, Attleboro, MA (USA), established in 1880, active during the arts andcrafts era movement from 1880 up to 1915. Has very impressive earlierhand crafted workmanship in an eye catching beautiful blue hand guiloche enamalling with beautiful hand chased detail. Has beautiful floral detail.Opens 3 folds with 3 compartments. Opens and securely shuts just fine. It's heavy. Weighs 93.7 grams of which approx 3.5 grams in solid 14K gold ,thin bevel mirror weighs approx 3.5 grams . (As a jeweler and former precious metals tester for refinery,gold weight estimation's based on weighing similar bevel gold frameof samesize ,weight and mass. For gold is a much heavier metal then silver). Itwas very well kept and in excellent condition , (especially for compact this old).sale starting price is very reasonbly low, based on precious metals value and rare antiquity value, especially from this well sought out crafting firm.
Fitting and Measurements: From handle to other end, it's p to 2 3/4 inches . Main body is 2 1/2 inches by 2 1/2 inches with depth up to about 2/3 inch .
Hallmark and Marks: On back , "14K , STERLING" . Marksare small yetboth marks areindeed, vividly visible under eye loupe . Also, has firm's earlier R&G with heart locksymbol,used between 1880 to1915. Firm'smarkis loncated on rouge compartment .
Guarantee: As a jeweler and retired precious metals tester for refinery , I re-assure that it will test sterling (as marked) with gold frame portion testing solid 14K gold (as marked)or total refund. Prior to listing, I routinely test , regardless of what's marked .
Would make a nice gift. Or, own it yourself and invest in thisimpressivecollectible braceletand appreciatethe compliments you'll getas its antiquity value and silver value continues to increase even more so over time.
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Antique Sterling Silver + Solid 14k Gold Heavy Guilloch Vanity Compact By R&g Co: $247