Antique Locket | Small Victorian Fob Locket | Aesthetic Period Bird Locket | Gold Filled | Scalloped Edge | Engraved Swallow - 20 Inch Chain

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A smaller sized antique fob locket, beautifully engraved with an appealing swallow bird design typical of the Victorian Aesthetic Period. The locket has a scalloped edge and nicely tactile grooves around the rim.

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The Locket
Gold filled with a rosy hue, the highly polished locket is hinged at the top edge. The cute little split suspension ring is testing as solid 9ct gold. There are no internal fittings, this is a locket with a deep receptacle of approximately 4mm to hold a memento or love token.

Locket Size:
.8 x .8 inches (20mm x 20mm) and 7mm in thickness.

Weight: 5.8 grams (without the chain).

Age: c.1870

Condition: Very good. No dings or dents, minor surface wear to the tips of the scallops can be seen under magnification (see images). The locket closes with a nice snap and the hinge good and strong.

The Chain:
Presented on a new 20 inch or 51cm chain in 14ct gold fill, stamped to the clasp. Photograph #3 shows the locket and chain on a life size torso.

Janne's Notes
What a cutie - the design is very well executed and the curve of the diving swallow follows the leaf spray beautifully.

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