Antique 9ct Gold Back-and-Front Heart Locket Pendant

Antique 9ct Gold Back-and-Front Heart Locket Pendant

Regular price R 4,950

Antique 9ct Gold Back-and-Front Heart Locket Pendant
 
The late 19th Century pendant is heart-shaped and has a ring bale connected to a bolt ring. The opening locket has foliate embossed decoration on both the back and the front, as well as a small vacant cartouche on the front. The locket is marked “9ct BK & FT”. This means that it is made of a base metal core which has been cased in 9ct gold. The bale and bolt ring are 9ct gold. The locket contains two heart-shaped photograph holders.
 
Weight                                    5.6g
Age                                         Circa 1880
Dimensions                             Circa 42mm long with bale;
                                                 28mm x 25.5mm x 5.9mm heart
Condition                                Very good - minor solder work visible
Stock Code                             BG045