An outstanding Art Nouveau sterling locket depicting an exotic beauty.
The alluring woman has an elaborate headdress with hanging ornaments.
Her beautifully sculpted face is serene, her hair flows out from the headdress.
Her ample breasts peek out from the top of her garment- the erotic nature of many Art Nouveau designs is one of the most prevalent features of the style.
The design is executed with precision and elegance, fine detail and high relief, the back is plain.
Marked Sterling inside, sadly there is no makers mark.
Measures 1.25" in diameter without the ring and bail, total weight is 10.1 grams.
Excellent condition, no damage and minimal wear, secure hinge.
An exquisite example of Art Nouveau design c1880-1910.
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