ANTIQUE ENGLISH 15K GOLD PEARL SEPIA MINIATURE MOURNING LOCKET PENDANT c1790
An antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) pendant; beautifully made, with a bow top, set with seed pearls, and with glass lockets to both sides holding finely hand painted sepia miniatures, one depicting a dove and the other depicting a lady holding a basket of flowers.
Lovely quality, very collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Sepia panel to back badly broken - see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1780/90. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 50 x 24 mm overall (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 11.7 grams.