Michelsen of Copenhagen
Michelsen, Copenhagen Iron Age style Antique gold torque necklace
Circa 1864
16 1/2″ in circumference, 9/16″ at widest

An Iron Age style antique gold torque of engraved design with reeded terminals, in 14k, by Michelsen of Copenhagen, circa 1862.

See Charlotte Gere and Judy Rudoe’s Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria, The British Museum Press, 2010, pg. 438 (plate 432) for an image of a nearly identical necklace as presented by Denmark to Princess Alexandra on the occasion of her marriage to Prince Albert of Wales.


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