ANTIQUE VICTORIAN ENGLISH 15K GOLD ENAMEL TURQUOISE & PEARL LOCKET PENDANT c1870
A superb quality antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) locket pendant; beautifully made, with an applied motif decorated with blue enamel, lustrous pearls and pretty turquoise stones, and opening to reveal space for photographs or other slim mementos.
Lovely quality, so attractive & immensely collectible...ready to wear too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear & one or two faint shallow dents commensurate with age and use. Tiny amount of enamel loss - see pictures. One glass missing, easily fitted. Hinge & closure perfect.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1870/80. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 44 x 33 mm excl. bail (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 26.7 grams.