A stunning Victorian 9ct gold Etruscan style mourning locket brooch.
Stamped to reverse '9ct' with makers mark 'JS'.
Features an inlaid blue enamel starburst centre and a central seed pearl to represent tears.
The back has a locket compartment containing a photo of a baby, eyes seem a little fixed, possibly taken post mortem. Whatever the case, this would have been a hugely treasured piece for the wearer.
Locket back is gilt framed with a glass cover.
Tube hinge, pin and 'c' catch to fasten.
Measurements: 37mm by 32mm.
In good antique condition; looks like hinge has been reattached to brooch at some point, by a jeweller.
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Box shown is for display ONLY and is NOT included in the sale.
A wonderfully sentimental piece for your collection.
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