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Antique Silver Locket, Silver Chain, circa Edwardian, Hand and Machine Engraved


A really cute antique silver locket of very wearable proportions. Dating from the later part of the Edwardian era, the locket is very ornately hand engraved to the front with a raised oval border patterned with ancanthus leaf engraving in the middle of which is a heart shaped cartouche. To the reverse of the locket the raised border is repeated but this time it has been decorated with a machine engraved pattern of undulating scalloped rows with a reeded pattern and sun-ray effect when the locket is moved. Both sides of the locket feature a recesses beaded border and, slightly raised above this, an outer dentil moulded edge. The locket is hinged an opens to receive photographs or small keepsakes of your choice. Complete with a silver trace chain approx. 19" long which fastens with a bolt ring catch.


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  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Circa 1900
  • Dimensions

    W 0.88 in. x D 0.32 in.

    W 22.36 mm x D 8.13 mm

  • Length
    1.13 in. (28.71 mm)
  • Weight
    11.2 g
  • Seller location
    Ilkley, GB
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