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Victorian Musical Locket

Victorian Musical Locket

$1,850.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1880

An incredible antique "musical locket" dating from the latter half of the 19th Century. It's crafted in silver gilt - the outer case adorned with gorgeous hand-chased detailing - and it opens to reveal a miniature music box, the inner workings on display through a clear compartment. There's a small winder and button on the back to begin playing the song. It's made by Reuge, an esteemed Swiss music box maker established in 1865.

MEASUREMENTS 

4.9 x 2.8 x 1.6cm (height by width by depth)

WEIGHT 

28.5g

MARKS 

Reuge maker's marks

CONDITION 

Very good, some light wear commensurate with age

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