UNUSUAL ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SILVER AGATE CELTIC SNAKE & AXE DEEP LOCKET c1880
An antique English / Scottish sterling silver locket, with engraved decoration, applied silver snake & axe motifs over a carnelian agate to one side and a dendritic landscape agate to the other, and hinging open to reveal deep compartments for photographs or other mementos.
An unusual & heavy quality little example...so collectible & perfect for wear on a chain!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Old adhesive strengthening to inner.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880/90. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 31 x 22 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. 29.7 grams.