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Mid-Victorian Masonic Shield Locket

$850.00

Mid-Victorian Masonic Shield Locket

$850.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1870

An unusual mid Victorian shield locket dating from the 1870s. One side of the shield is set with an onyx panel with fine gold inlay depicting the masonic square and compasses, and the other is beautifully hand chased floral details. Above the shield is a gold roe deer - probably with heraldic significance. It's crafted in 15 karat gold, and opens via a hinge down one side.

STONES 

Onyx

MEASUREMENTS 

3.6 x 2.0cm

WEIGHT 

11.8g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION 

Good, some wear to the deer

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