ANTIQUE GEORGIAN 15K GOLD ACORN & OAK LEAF MOTIF HAIR MOURNING LOCKET c1800
An antique English 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) mourning locket; finely made, with a blue enamel/glass border topped with scrolling gold acorn & oak leaf openwork, around a glass holding a hair memento, and a hinged glass to the back holding an other lock of hair. Contents easily removed if desired.
Such a lovely example...so collectible & very wearable!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. May benefit from a gentle clean.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1800/20. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 37 mm diameter (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.