Sale - Lion Monument Necklace - Retro 18k Yellow Gold Lucerne Switzerland Souvenir - 60s Rock Relief Swiss Guards French Revolution Jewelry
Historical vintage 1960s retro era 18k yellow gold Lion Monument necklace! This figural charm is the shape of the rock relief in Lucerne Switzerland by Bertel Thorvaldsen in the early 1800s. The piece depicts a wounded lion covering a shield with a fleur-de-lis of the French monarchy, and another shield with the Swiss coat of arms cross on it is next to him. The 18k yellow gold pendant is shown modeled on a brand new 14k gold filled 18" chain. A collectible piece of fine souvenir jewelry, that commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred during the French Revolution. *Sale - price reduced from $295 USD to $225 USD.
ERA - Circa 1960s / Retro
METAL / MATERIAL - 18k yellow gold pendant, 14k gold filled chain
MARKINGS / HISTORY - Chain is marked "14/20 GF"
CONDITION - Good vintage condition. Yellow gold metal has been professionally polished & cleaned. Designs have been preserved. Age appropriate patina & wear remains. Amazing vintage Lion Monument charm!
SIZE / MEASUREMENTS - Chain Modeled: 18 inches, Pendant (including bail): 19 x 20 mm, Weight (without chain): 1.82 grams
PRESENTATION - Listing includes a complimentary MJV logo gift box, as shown in last photo. All other boxes are for display only.
AUTHENTICITY - Each item in our shop has been hand-selected and inspected by a GIA Graduate Gemologist.