Not currently on display at the V&A

Chain

1850-1870 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This was bought for three shillings at the International Exhibition, London, 1872.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silver
Brief Description
Silver watch chain with pendant acorns, Wurtemburg (Germany), 1850-1870.
Physical Description
Watch chain, consisting of two rows of figure-of-eight chain, with a ring at one end, and a larger S-shaped link at the other. There is a silver split ring threaded through the ring at one end, and a hook attached to the S-shaped link at the other. Two short lengths of chain hang down from the S-shaped link, with a cast acorn pendant at the end of each.
Dimensions
  • Doubled length: 22.5cm
  • Width: 4.6cm
  • Depth: 0.5cm
Subject depicted
Summary
This was bought for three shillings at the International Exhibition, London, 1872.
Collection
Accession Number
964-1872

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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