ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SILVER GILT NATURAL SHELL HEART PADLOCK CLASP PENDANT c1870
An antique natural shell padlock clasp / pendant; beautifully modelled as a heart, with floral silver gilt fittings & 'keyhole' with birds either side.
Wonderful quality, so collectible & perfect for wear on a chain!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Faint hairlines/crazing & abrasions to shell surface, perfectly normal. Clasp nice & secure.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1860/70. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 54 x 35 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. 13.0 grams.