A fabulous and rare Tank bracelet from the 1930s/40s era, which unusually is crafted in sterling silver. I have seen other examples of this type of bracelet in chrome and this is the first I have come across in silver-how fantastic! Indeed, it is stamped “STERLING” inside the back clasp.
A wonderfully articulated design, which has a hugely Deco / Modernist influence. It is bold, dramatic and looks completely fabulous on the wrist. The flat two-bar sections have amazing engraving on their sides, which adds another unusual feature to the look of this piece. Almost a “nod” to the earlier Victorian chased jewellery-a very clever integration of styles.
The curved three-link sections add a touch of softness so that you get the typical Art Deco mix of straight lines combined with curved lines. It makes a striking statement!
The bracelet measures approx 18cm (a touch over 7 inches) in length and it is approx 2.3cm wide. The original safety chain is still present, which is useful too. She has had a jeweller’s repair to replace one of the curved links on the final section before the clasp. It sits under the wrist at the back and is also superbly done so it is not too noticeable. Well done that particular jeweller- this has been a well-loved piece, if someone went to so much trouble and cost to keep her “whole”. She would also take all the polishing you could give her and I will include an excellent silver cloth for you to keep you busy 🙂
I will send by tracked and signed. Thank you. Please note I am not currently sending to Germany.