Antique Victorian Large Engraved Locket 9ct Gold Silver Circa 1850
This beautiful Antique Victorian large locket has been modelled in Silver gilded in 9ct Yellow Gold and features incredibly intricate engraving front and back. The front features a large star-like design surrounded by floral patterns with the back also featuring a star-like design, floral depictions and a central Celtic-style knot.
The locket securely opens and closes and features two internal sections to house photographs of loved ones. The right section when open also depicts an engraving which reads the initials MGS followed by a series of dates ranging from 1840 to 1858.
A wonderful and impressive locket which is a remarkable piece of history and something to be treasured.
WEIGHT: 17.6 grams
MEASURES: Width 45mm x Height 53mm (69mm inc. bale) x Depth 13mm
METAL: Silver gilded in 9ct Yellow Gold
AGE: Victorian, Circa 1850
ORIGIN: United Kingdom
MARKS: Engraved initials ‘MGS’ followed by the dates ‘9th Sept 1858’ and ‘4th Aug 1858/1840’
ITEM NUMBER: AJ317