Art Nouveau 18kt & Diamond Repousse Cherub Locket
A wonderful locket from the Art Nouveau (Ca 1900) era! This beautiful piece is made of 18kt yellow gold and has the wonderful repousse image of a charming cherub holding onto the sides of a gold ring. The picture is intricately detailed with wavy locks of hair and a background of roses and greenery. Set to the left of the angel is a single old Mine Cut diamond which is set in a milgrained bezel setting and placed in the center of the raised gold ring. It opens to reveal a space for a special photograph. This lovely piece would make a wonderful addition to any collection!
Measurements: The locket is 1 1/4" at the widest point, 1 3/8" long and is 1/4" thick. It hangs from a bail that measures 5/16" long and 1/8" wide.
Condition: The overall condition of the locket is excellent. Besides normal surface wear to the back, there is no apparent damage to the gold and the diamond is intact. The locket closes easily and securely.