Superb Antique Victorian Aesthetic Period Silver Locket ~ Brooch ~ c1870

This is a very fine locket brooch from around 1870, crafted in sterling silver. It has a beautiful ornately elaborate design, with superbly chased ivy leaves as a background to a very bold overlay design with a raised oblong etched centerpiece. The design is very typical of the Aesthetic era with its emphasis Oriental form inspired by nature.

On the back of the piece there is a glazed locket compartment, for a lock of hair or a photograph. This locket brooch measures 1 1/2 inches wide and 1 1/8 inch high. It is 2/8 inch thick and it weighs a solid 9.9 grams.

The piece is in an excellent condition and the original hinged 'T' bar and 'C' clasp are sound and very secure. It is unmarked as many pieces of this period are, but the silver has been tested as sterling quality.

This is an exquisite exceptional silver brooch, that would add an wonderful heirloom to your antique collection.

Item ID: AJ-243

Please note : boxes shown in the images are for display purposes only and are not included in your purchase.

Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver, Size: 1.5 x 1.125


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