This large Edwardian Gold portrait locket is a magnificent piece! Featuring an immaculate finely drawn portrait of a genteel woman, this locket was likely commissioned by an amorous gentleman of his beloved.
Hand-drawn portrait jewellery like this is found in museum collections all over the world, making this a highly collectable item for your own jewellery box. The large size makes it a wonderful statement pendant, ready to be paired with a chunky chain!
ERA: Edwardian (1901-1909).
MEASUREMENTS: Locket 48mm long x 38mm wide x 6mm deep.
Locket length including bale 60mm.
MATERIALS: Solid 9ct Gold, Glass, Metal, Wafer portrait.
HALLMARKS: "9CT" stamp on the back of the bale. Tests as a solid 9ct Gold locket with Metal components.
EXCELLENT-VERY GOOD: This large Edwardian Gold portrait locket is in impeccable condition for its age. The Glass is perfect (which is rare to find), with no scratches or scuffs, and it retains its lovely smooth dome. The portrait is also as lovely as can be, secure within the locket's frames. There are some tiny signs of wear to the side of the locket, but this is barely noticeable. If you would like, you can easily remove the portrait to add your own photograph.