A gorgeous and unique Victorian vulcanite clam shell shaped mourning locket. With a hidden and stunning chased interior, with lavish scrolls and acanthus laves design. The exterior is a perfectly carved clam shell with acanthus leave top. Suspended on a fine antique silver chain. There is some damage to the locket, the front left has a small crack or split that runs itself out without becoming detrimental to the locket.The hinge at the side has gaps, and you can see the pin that works the hinge. Both these defect are only noticeable under close scrutiny. It opens an closes securely with a little manual assistance. It has a dark chocolate colour and looks simply beautiful on. Measures approximately 5cm x 4cm, chain 42cm.
The item "ANTIQUE VICTORIAN VULCANITE CLAM SHELL LOCKET MOURNING CHASED INTERIOR AF CRACK" is in sale since Tuesday, April 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "rachelsprettythings" and is located in Chippenham.
This item can be shipped worldwide.