A Victorian locket. Made of sterling silver. Oval shaped. The obverse decorated with an engraved aesthetic Japanese influence scene bordered by a garlanded and hatched edge. The reverse plain bordered by a scalloped and hatched edge. The interior containing two photographic compartments with brass bezels. Circa 1885. Measurements, height 1 5/8" ( 4.1 cm ), width ( just over ) 1 5/16" ( 3.4 cm ). Height including suspension loop 2 3/16" ( 5.5 cm ), weight approximately 20 grams. Condition, Very Good. What appears to be a dent in the bottom reverse side of the locket ( photograph no 4 ) is just a reflection in the photograph. The silver has been acid tested as sterling silver. A nice example of a late Victorian aesthetic period locket.
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