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Antique Victorian Gold and Glass Locket

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A quality mid 19th century American glass locket with an ornate 14Kt gold frame, has space to place a photograph or two, and the depth to be creative by inserting gems, or any treasure of choice. The substantial gold wire around the glass is itself framed by undulating ribbons and gold beads. The unblemished glass portion is as clear as rock crystal, and in amazing condition after a life of 169 years! The depth of this locket hints that it may have held or been made to hold an early daguerreotype which was a plate image. The pristine condition shows that it was carefully kept by a lady of wealth. It is a substantial pendant that will be striking at the nape of the neck on a ribbon or worn a bit lower on a gold chain. The locket weighs 15.2 grams. It measures Height is 1 3/4 inches high and 1 1/8th inches wide.

Details

  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Date of Manufacture
    c.1850
  • Condition
  • Dimensions
    H 1.75 in. x W 1.38 in. x D .38 in.H 44.45 mm x W 35.06 mm x D 9.66 mm
  • Weight
    15.2 g
  • Seller Location
    Stamford, CT
  • Seller Reference Number
    #4070
  • Reference Number
    LU327983842
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