ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ERA ENGLISH 15K GOLD GARNET & PEARL HEART SHAPED LOCKET c1780
An antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) heart-shaped locket pendant; beautifully made, with a bow-style top and set tiny garnets & seed pearls around a double-sided glass, hinging open at the back for easy access inside. Housed in a later fitted box.
Highly sought after, very collectible & ready to wear on a chain!
CONDITION: Very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Old repair to top? - barely noticeable. One garnet missing, one pearl missing, a few stones chipped - see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1780/1800. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 24 x 15 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. 2.6 grams unboxed.