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Antique French Silver Butterfly Vinaigrette Pendant

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SKU: X1766

Description:

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This antique Silver French vinaigrette pendant is steeped in history! Highly collectable, one side of this ornate butterfly pendant smoothly swivels open to reveal a secret hiding place! 

If you turn back time, this pendant was traditionally used to store a piece of perfume-soaked sponge inside, so ladies could wear with the upmost confidence knowing they smelt wonderful at all times.

Whether you want to wear this butterfly vinaigrette pendant for original use or to store a special trinket, she is ready to be enjoyed for years to come!

Item Details:

ERA: Art Nouveau (1890-1910).

MEASUREMENTS: Pendant is 22.7mm in diameter x 8.5mm in depth.
Chain including bolt ring is 28.1mm in length.
Weight: 6.6g

MATERIALS: 800 Silver.

HALLMARKS: Tests as 800 Silver.

Condition:

VERY GOOD: This  antique Silver French vinaigrette pendant is in very good condition. She has some surface wear throughout, however, most importantly this vinaigrette pendant is fully functioning, she swivels open smoothly and shuts securely. Remember not to pull it up as it slides across! Her bolt ring on chain allows you to wear this pendant how your heart desires, attach her to a chain or hook her onto a dog clip, either way she will look magnificent.