This is an exceptional Art Nouveau period 18K gold figural picture locket pendant. The locket is beautifully cast and finished on both sides. The front depicts the profile of a woman with her hair swept up with diamonds. She also wears a tiny diamond choker and a flower with a diamond on her flowing wrap. A maker's mark BF is cast on the front of the locket. It has an ornate sliding mechanism for opening. The back has a fancy scrolled monogram studded with old rose cut diamonds. The locket tests 18K, there doesn't appear to be any additional hallmarks or standard marks. This is one of the finest examples of Art Nouveau jewelry we have handled recently. Circa: 1900. Dimensions: Diameter: 1 1/2", Length with jump ring: 2 1/8", Weight: 24.4 grams.
Fabulous Large 18K Gold Art Nouveau Figural Locket