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Rare Victorian Gold B&F and Enamel Locket Pendant with Sea Mourning Scene

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Description

A fantastic Victorian period mourning locket.

A fine gold back and front example in rose gold.

Superbly well made example. Fine engraved to reverse with blank cartouche.

The front has a large oval enamel scene of a female holding onto a large cross all in the sea. Most likely to mourn the loss of a partner who was lost at sea.


CONDITION ; Excellent for age. Crisp gold design. Working hinge and clasp. Clean enamel. Please view photographs.

WEIGHT ; 12.8 grams

SIZE ; 28mm x 35mm approx

DATE ; c1880

HALLMARKS ; none, back and front






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