Made in Moscow between 1899 and 1908.
This very fine quality antique Russian 14K gold slider locket-pendant is crafted in pink, green, and yellow 14K gold. The matte cover is embellished with an Art Nouveau chased two-color gold flower accented by an old cushion cut diamond (approximately 0.24 ct).
One half of the locket is fitted with a glazed picture frame, the other – with a mirror. The original mirror could be replace with a clear glass to turn it into another picture frame.
Marked on back cover with 56 zolotnik old Russian gold standard, assayer’s initials ‘ИЛ’ for Ivan Lebedkin (Moscow assayer 1899-1908), and maker’s initials.
Weight 27.26 grams
Length without bail – 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)
Width – 33 mm (1 1/4 in.)
Sold without chain