Victorian Large 14kt Gold & Red Enamel Heart Locket

SKU: 28113

$2,800

A fabulous locket from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This unusual piece is made of 14kt yellow gold and oval in shape. The front face is adorned with a raised heart shaped plaque that has a vibrant red enamel surface. The locket has a beveled edge border on both sides and the back has a smooth face. The locket opens on the side to reveal a two glass covered frames with a black and white photograph on one side. At the top of the locket is fluted bail that is fairly large in size. It's an absolutely lovely piece and would make a wonderful addition to any collection!

Measurement: The locket hangs approximately 2 3/8" long, is a little less than 1 1/2" at its widest and has a depth of 3/8". The bail measures a little less than 1/2" long.

Condition: The overall condition of the locket is excellent. There is no apparent damage to the enameled heart or to the gold. The locket closes easily and securely however there is a very small space at the bottom of the seam when the piece is closed. There is some normal surface wear to the gold, which is not unusual for a piece from the Victorian era.

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