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Victorian Black Enamel "IN MEMORY OF" Oval Locket

Victorian Black Enamel "IN MEMORY OF" Oval Locket

$600.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1872

A pristine Victorian In Memory Of mourning locket dating from the 1870s. The front features a black enamelled buckle with the words inside, embellished with hand-chased detailing. Inside is an intricately woven lock of hair to one side, and a touching memorial dedication to the other to Ann and John Dent. The back features further chased decoration, and the initial AC.

MEASUREMENTS 

4.0 x 2.8cm

WEIGHT 

12.2g

MARKS 

Tests 9k gold back and front

CONDITION 

Excellent

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