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Unusual Victorian 18k Gold Oval Locket

Unusual Victorian 18k Gold Oval Locket

$800.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1870

A highly unusual Victorian oval locket; hinged such that the bottom opens allowing the inner, double-sided glass compartment to swing out. It's modelled in 18 karat yellow gold throughout, with ornate chased detailing to the outer surfaces, including a 3D buckle motif to the front, and hand chased chevron and flowers to the back and sides. An excellent Victorian piece, it dates from circa 1870.

MEASUREMENTS 

2.5 x 1.7cm

WEIGHT 

5.7g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 18k gold

CONDITION 

Excellent

Unusual Victorian 18k Gold Oval Locket