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c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
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c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre

$1,950
c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
c1870 Gold Quartz Lyre
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An exceptional antique Victorian lyre pendant made with panels of gold quartz inlaid into gold frames. The base of the lyre is set with lapis lazuli. Classical symbolism was highly fashionable in the 1870s Europe, largely due to archaeological discoveries and a new fascination the ancient world. The pendant is built in approximately 14K gold, and hangs on a newer 20 inch 14K yellow gold cable chain.

Materials

Gold Quartz, Lapis Lazuli, and 14K Gold

Date

c1870 (Chain: 1970)

Condition

Good. Lyre has surface wear to metal and stones. Strings are slightly misshapen. Chain is newer and has one old repair to a link near the clasp.

Size

Lyre: 30 x 19mm
Chain: 20"