1800 Quizzing (reading, magnifying) glass. The glass mounted in chased with an Oak leaves and Acorns (symbol of strength, fertility and immortality) mount with Ouroboros design on the top. Ouroboros is an ancient symbol of serpent eating its own tail.This symbol can be founded in many different cultures and symbolizes. The perpetual cyclic renewal of life and infinity, the concept of eternity and the eternal return, and represents the cycle of life, death and rebirth, leading to immortality, as in the Phoenix. The Quizzing glass complete with a 9 Carat yellow Gold Muff / Guard chain.
A timeless piece of jewellery. Not only looks gorgeous when worn, but also usable. Drop of Quizzing glass 68mm, width 39mm. Length of the Muff chain without dog clasp 39 1/2.
Total drop of the necklace 23. Muff chain marked on the dog clasp 9. C for 9 Carat Gold. Quizzing glass unmarked, tested 9 Carat Gold.The necklace in very good condition. Due great age and wear the glass with a tiny scratches that does not reflected on beauty of the piece. Check out my other items. 1800 Ouroboros Snake Quizzing glass on 9CT Gold Muff chain 39 1/2" is in sale since Tuesday, June 14, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Pre-1837". The seller is "bestwestman" and is located in Boston.
This item can be shipped worldwide.