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Georgian Regency Acrostic REGARD Heart Locket

Georgian Regency Acrostic REGARD Heart Locket

$7,500.00


Description

DATE: Regency Period, c.1810

A museum quality Georgian acrostic heart locket - the finest example we have ever had the pleasure of owning. It features stunning applied goldwork with leaf and flower motifs and fine granulation, and of course the gemstones spell out a secret romantic sentiment: REGARD. With further applied goldwork to the back, the piece opens to reveal a heart-shaped locket compartment within - the heart rests beneath the original double chain and bail. A true collector's piece from the 19th Century Regency Period.

STONES 

Natural Ruby, Emerald, Garnet, Amethyst & Diamond

MEASUREMENTS 

Heart: 2.9 x 2.7cm

Length including chain and bail: 8.1cm

WEIGHT 

11.7g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 18k gold

CONDITION 

Excellent

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