Genuine Art Nouveau Gallia 18K solid gold Pocket Watch Fob Chain, Signed and hallmarked

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Genuine Art Nouveau Gallia 18K solid gold Pocket Watch Fob Chain, Signed and hallmarked

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$1,525.00

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Item details

Vintage from the 1900s

Material

Gold

Dimensions

Necklace length: 36 Centimeters

IMPORTANT: A description is available following the details. Please, read on. Thank you.

Material: 18K solid gold
Size: chain: 36cm (15")
medal 15/16in
weight: 18g
Period: genuine Art Nouveau
Style: watch chain, chatelaine, necklace (for neck base, small necks)
Origin: France
Provenance: an estate sale in France
Condition: excellent estate, very little wear
Additional remarks: this is a"Gallia" Art Nouveau medal/chain stamped with the eagle head French assay mark. The initials CB, those of the craftsman, appear on the front of the Gallia medal.

N.b.:We guarantee the authenticity of our items. Each one of them has been evaluated by our experts and checked by our competent jeweler.


DESCRIPTION:
Ancient Gaul was divided into regions that were called Gallia by the Romans. And the fighting men of Gallic France referred to their Goddess also as Gallia - a warrior woman in a winged helmet also known, to-day, as Marianne, the symbol of Liberty in France.

Since Gallia became the symbol of all fighting men in France, it will surprise no one to find it in this beautiful medal attached to a man's pocket watch chain. The CD initials engraved on the front of the medal bespeaks of an exquisite craftsmanship. The reverse side of the medal is nicely decorated with laurel leaves and a sword.

This stunning guard chain is constructed with lovely filigree oblong links in an intricate design. It ends with the two clasps: a spring clasp and a swivel hook which are in perfect working order. There are no bends nor breaks. The chain and its medal are in excellent estate condition showing very little wear, and are fully hallmarked.

MORE:
Guaranteed to please as do all of our items. Our Store does not deal in industrialized, reproduced or mass produced jewelry or art objects. We spend a considerable amount of time researching our items to guarantee their authenticity, and stand behind every piece we sell. Shop with peace of mind, knowing that your satisfaction is our greatest reward and our ultimate goal.

Ask about our Lay-away options (available on purchases of $500 or more) or request a payment plan for more expensive items.

Communication is the key to a successful transaction so please, do not hesitate to ask questions. We try to describe our products accurately but, please, examine the photographs carefully as some details, visible on the photos, are not always contained in the descriptions.

The photos are part of the description

All sizes are good approximations. Gems are measured in their settings, to respect the integrity of the jewelry item.

Shop with confidence. We have sold many items over the years and have 100% customer satisfaction (Information available upon request).

N.B.: You will find important information regarding our Shop policies in the Q & A section of our website.

Thanks for looking!

*Like us on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/MidwestArtObjects?ref=hl
* Check out our other items at: www.MidwestArtObjects.com


*Information on gold jewelry:

- 24K gold is pure gold. (it is not really used in jewellery because it is too soft and not practical for daily wear.)
-18K gold contains 18 parts gold and 6 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 75% gold. This level of fineness is used extensively in French and Italian jewelry and in most quality pieces)
-14K gold contains 14 parts gold and 10 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 58.3% gold. (It is used extensively in the US)
-12K gold contains 12 parts gold and 12 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 50% gold.
-10K gold contains 10 parts gold and 14 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 41.7% gold. 10K gold is the minimum standard that can be called "gold" in the United States.
Antique jewelry and rare items often contain the lower level of fineness, but their value is based on a myriad of other factors.

RH955
CM277 Sadde 3.12.17~370
IMPORTANT: A description is available following the details. Please, read on. Thank you.

Material: 18K solid gold
Size: chain: 36cm (15")
medal 15/16in
weight: 18g
Period: genuine Art Nouveau
Style: watch chain, chatelaine, necklace (for neck base, small necks)
Origin: France
Provenance: an estate sale in France
Condition: excellent estate, very little wear
Additional remarks: this is a"Gallia" Art Nouveau medal/chain stamped with the eagle head French assay mark. The initials CB, those of the craftsman, appear on the front of the Gallia medal.

N.b.:We guarantee the authenticity of our items. Each one of them has been evaluated by our experts and checked by our competent jeweler.


DESCRIPTION:
Ancient Gaul was divided into regions that were called Gallia by the Romans. And the fighting men of Gallic France referred to their Goddess also as Gallia - a warrior woman in a winged helmet also known, to-day, as Marianne, the symbol of Liberty in France.

Since Gallia became the symbol of all fighting men in France, it will surprise no one to find it in this beautiful medal attached to a man's pocket watch chain. The CD initials engraved on the front of the medal bespeaks of an exquisite craftsmanship. The reverse side of the medal is nicely decorated with laurel leaves and a sword.

This stunning guard chain is constructed with lovely filigree oblong links in an intricate design. It ends with the two clasps: a spring clasp and a swivel hook which are in perfect working order. There are no bends nor breaks. The chain and its medal are in excellent estate condition showing very little wear, and are fully hallmarked.

MORE:
Guaranteed to please as do all of our items. Our Store does not deal in industrialized, reproduced or mass produced jewelry or art objects. We spend a considerable amount of time researching our items to guarantee their authenticity, and stand behind every piece we sell. Shop with peace of mind, knowing that your satisfaction is our greatest reward and our ultimate goal.

Ask about our Lay-away options (available on purchases of $500 or more) or request a payment plan for more expensive items.

Communication is the key to a successful transaction so please, do not hesitate to ask questions. We try to describe our products accurately but, please, examine the photographs carefully as some details, visible on the photos, are not always contained in the descriptions.

The photos are part of the description

All sizes are good approximations. Gems are measured in their settings, to respect the integrity of the jewelry item.

Shop with confidence. We have sold many items over the years and have 100% customer satisfaction (Information available upon request).

N.B.: You will find important information regarding our Shop policies in the Q & A section of our website.

Thanks for looking!

*Like us on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/MidwestArtObjects?ref=hl
* Check out our other items at: www.MidwestArtObjects.com


*Information on gold jewelry:

- 24K gold is pure gold. (it is not really used in jewellery because it is too soft and not practical for daily wear.)
-18K gold contains 18 parts gold and 6 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 75% gold. This level of fineness is used extensively in French and Italian jewelry and in most quality pieces)
-14K gold contains 14 parts gold and 10 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 58.3% gold. (It is used extensively in the US)
-12K gold contains 12 parts gold and 12 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 50% gold.
-10K gold contains 10 parts gold and 14 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 41.7% gold. 10K gold is the minimum standard that can be called "gold" in the United States.
Antique jewelry and rare items often contain the lower level of fineness, but their value is based on a myriad of other factors.

RH955
CM277 Sadde 3.12.17~370

Shipping & returns

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Returns accepted
Exceptions may apply.
See return policy

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and cancellations

Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase

I don't accept exchanges

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Returns and exchange details

Due to the often fragile nature of Antiques, returns are accepted only if there was a gross error in the description, or an error in the quoted price.
Returns are not accepted for items altered, discounted, placed on lay-a-way, or if you simply changed your mind.
Returns must be shipped back, insured, within 3 days to the address we will provide. The 3-day return window begins when we authorize your return request
We reserve the right to charge up to a 20% restocking fee on all items returned and for any reason. This fee can be waived under certain conditions.

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason.

Shipping policies

• We are offering secure FREE SHIPPING world wide, with tracking numbers.
• Items are shipped VERY PROMPTLY in carefully selected packaging (gift box or pouch) immediately following receipt of payment.
. Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply.
Please, contact us for information, if you have any questions.

Payments

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• Payments can be made via PayPal, Credit cards with Direct Checkout via Etsy
• Payment should be received within three working days of listing close.
• Buyers are responsible for all payment costs, including custom duty fees if required by certain destinations.
• At this time, we cannot accept personal checks.

LAYAWAY AND PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS:
On all items over $500. (Payments for reserving items are not refundable. Please, consult management for detail and a payment schedule.)

Higher priced items benefit from a special payment plan. Ask us for details, please.

Additional policies

PAYMENT:
Payments can be made via PayPal, Credit cards with Direct Checkout via Etsy
Etsy keeps your payment information secure. Etsy shops never receive your credit card information.
At this time, we cannot accept personal checks.
LAYAWAY AND PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS:
On all items over $500. (Payments for reserving items are not refundable. Please, email us for details and a payment schedule.)
REFUNDS and EXCHANGES:
If you are not satisfied, we will work with you until you are or you can return your purchase for a refund. We stand behind our listings
Just contact us as soon as possible.

Due to the fragile nature of Antiques, returns are only accepted if there was a gross error in the description or the quoted price (Please, note that diamonds or other gems are measured and graded while mounted and as mounting allows, meaning that all weights and grades are necessarily approximate.)
Returns are not accepted for items altered, reserved, placed on lay-a-way or discounted from original price. Those sales are considered final. - returned items must be shipped back within 7 days to the address we will provide. - they must be returned insured, in the same packaging and you must provide a tracking number. Shipping charges will not be refunded. - we do not charge a restocking fee if the item is not properly described. However, we do reserve the right to charge up to a 20% restocking fee on all items returned. This fee can be waived. Ask us questions before you purchase an item, if you are not sure.
LOCATION:
Our Stores are located in beautiful Iowa (USA) and in Romantic Paris, France. Please, do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Thank you
PAYMENT:
Payments can be made via PayPal, Credit cards with Direct Checkout via Etsy
Etsy keeps your payment information secure. Etsy shops never receive your credit card information.
At this time, we cannot accept personal checks.
LAYAWAY AND PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS:
On all items over $500. (Payments for reserving items are not refundable. Please, email us for details and a payment schedule.)
REFUNDS and EXCHANGES:
If you are not satisfied, we will work with you until you are or you can return your purchase for a refund. We stand behind our listings
Just contact us as soon as possible.

Due to the fragile nature of Antiques, returns are only accepted if there was a gross error in the description or the quoted price (Please, note that diamonds or other gems are measured and graded while mounted and as mounting allows, meaning that all weights and grades are necessarily approximate.)
Returns are not accepted for items altered, reserved, placed on lay-a-way or discounted from original price. Those sales are considered final. - returned items must be shipped back within 7 days to the address we will provide. - they must be returned insured, in the same packaging and you must provide a tracking number. Shipping charges will not be refunded. - we do not charge a restocking fee if the item is not properly described. However, we do reserve the right to charge up to a 20% restocking fee on all items returned. This fee can be waived. Ask us questions before you purchase an item, if you are not sure.
LOCATION:
Our Stores are located in beautiful Iowa (USA) and in Romantic Paris, France. Please, do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Thank you

Returns are accepted only if there was a gross error in the description, or an error in the quoted price.
Returns are not accepted for items altered, discounted, placed on lay-a-way, or if you simply changed your mind.
Returns must be shipped back, insured, within 3 days to the address we will provide. The 3-day return window begins when we authorize your return request
We reserve the right to charge up to a 20% restocking fee on all items returned and for any reason. This fee can be waived under certain conditions.

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason.

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