A 18 carat yellow gold French sautoir (long neck chain). Period: last part 19th century. Length 120 cm. gram. Weight 77 gram.
The sautoir was worn loosely from the shoulders and usually extending down to below the waist. Although usually worn from both shoulders, it was often draped over one shoulder (en sautoir l’épaule).
NB: Several sautoirs in different weigghts, lengths and prices available.