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Georgian "Gage De Mon Amitié" Rock Crystal Heart Locket

$3,850.00

Description

DATE: Georgian, c.1740

This magnificent early Georgian rock crystal heart locket, with white enamelling to the floral top and sides. Already a beautiful thing, this piece has French lettering around the outer edge: "Gage De Mon Amitié", which translates literally a "A Token of My Friendship" (although this is most definitely a love token...). Very sweet, with a lovely romantic message, the locket opens to accept a keepsake or memento.

STONES

Faceted Rock Crystal

MEASUREMENTS

3.1 x 2.0cm

WEIGHT

5.6g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 18k gold

CONDITION

Very good, some loss to the enamel - please see images

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