A fabulous quality, excellent large sized antique English double-sided locket brooch/pendant. Beautifully made, with heavily gold plated body and 3d solid 15 carat gold leaf- and scroll-type devices to its bezel, and. Very unusually it has a sliding bolt that releases the centre section to rotate and have the other side facing front. With both its original glazed locket compartments, one contains an unusual 5-person mourning display of very finely set sprays, gilt wire and tiny seed pearls, and the other a textile backing panel. Both can be accessed by a handy person or jeweller if desired. It dates from around 1870 and is in excellent, fully wearable condition throughout, with no loss or damage. It weighs 36.8 grams and measures 2 ½ x 2 ¼ inches. The final photo shows it with a US penny (1 cent) coin for scale, which measures 19 mm / ¾ of an inch diameter. What’s more, I offer layaway deals so there’s no need to let any of my listings slip through your fingers – just ask! The item “UNUSUAL ANTIQUE VICTORIAN ENGLISH 15K GOLD 5-PERSON MOURNING LOCKET BROOCH c1870″ is in sale since Friday, November 16, 2018. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Mourning Jewelry”. The seller is “victoriousantiquejewellery” and is located in Sale. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Metal: Gold
- Era: Victorian
- Style: Mourning
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom