Antique mourning locket pendant in 18 karat yellow gold. Important locket pendant enamelled in black – including the bail – and set with two onyx plates. The medallion opens and bears the inscriptions “souvenir de mon excellente mère” (in memory of my excellente mother) and “26 septembre 1869”. A photo and a lock of hair can be slipped inside the jewel and protected by glass vent. It is a jewel of feeling, a jewel of mourning to remember a loved one who has passed away. The locket feels rich in hand with its substantial weight (22.5g) and its large size. Antique locket, French Second Empire period, Victorian period, France.
Dimensions (including the clasp) : 50 x 30 mm
Condition : some parts of the enamel were restored, scratches from use
Weight : 22.5 gr
*The antique box and the chain are not sold with the jewel*
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