ANTIQUE GEORGIAN PERIOD ENGLISH 9K GOLD SEPIA MINIATURE MOURNING LOCKET c1780
An antique English, solid 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) mourning locket pendant, with glasses to both sides (one hinged for easy access), containing a hair memento to one side, and a hand painted sepia miniature with hair snippet highlights to the other depicting a plinth-mounted urn labeled WB under a weeping willow.
A high quality, fully featured, fabulously collectable Georgian mourning locket!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Some scratches to glasses.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1780. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 35 x 26 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. 4.6 grams.