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Victorian Enamel and Old European Cut Diamond Locket

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An immaculate example of a classic Victorian mourning locket, made of gold with a black enamel front and bale, set in the center with a .75 carat old European cut diamond which is nestled in a starburst design. Open the piece to reveal the relics still housed therewithin: a gentleman’s portrait photograph and three carefully-rolled locks of hair, fastened with golden string. The engravings on the frames read C.J. Turner, born 9th Feby. 1793… Died 21st June 1879 and John Macfarlan born 19th Sept. 1863… Died 5th March 1881. 2.25 by 1.75 inches. Excellent antique condition

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
  • Date of manufacture
    1881
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 2.25 in. x W 1.75 in.

    H 57.15 mm x W 44.45 mm

  • Seller location
    Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Seller reference number
    34220
  • Reference number
    LU30355172

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