ANTIQUE GEORGIAN 15K GOLD AGATE MALTESE CROSS LOCKET BROOCH / PENDANT c1830
An antique English, 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) Maltese Cross pendant / brooch; beautifully made with semi-translucent carnelian agate 'arms' and around an empty glass locket to one side, and an opalescent glass to the other.
Typically Georgian: very attractive, extremely wearable and immensely collectable!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Pin fittings old additions. Slight signs of wear, a few nicks/chips to agates' edges - see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820/30. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 40 x 38 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 12.5 grams.