Antique Victorian gunmetal steel watch or muff chain with faceted paste stations. 58 inches. nlch179
Antique Victorian gunmetal steel watch or muff chain with faceted past
A Victorian gunmetal steel watch or muff chain with 6 perfect faceted paste stations, all bezel set. Wear long, double or triple it. In pristine original condition. 58 inches. Swivel clasp. All excellent original condition. Long-chains, also known as guard chains or muff chains were worn during both the Georgian and Victorian eras. The chain could be worn across the shoulders, around the neck in layers, or across the chest. The Victorians liked to secure a watch, keys or lorgnette from the chain. This would make an gorgeous necklace as well.