Victorian Switzerland enamel locket

Antique locket pendant decorated with an enamelled landscape featuring a bridge over a river lined with fir trees.

 

Description

Victorian Switzerland enamel locket in rose gold 18 karats. This antique medallion is decorated with an enamelled landscape representing a bridge over a river lined with pine trees. The landscape is surrounded by garlands of ivy leaves also enamelled. The pendant opens to conceal a photograph or a lock of hair that can be attached with a gold circle. Swiss jewel, probably Geneva, circa 1850. 

Hallmark and countermark guaranteed department (1838-1919). Import.

Dimensions : 38 mm (including the clasp) x 29 mm x 6 mm 

Condition : Minor scratches from use and missing enamel 

Weight : 6,26 gr

Technical point: The technique called “miniature enamel” will renovate the enamel in Switzerland and France in the early seventeenth century. Thereafter the Swiss enamel masters will provide all the courts of Europe, but also China and Iran in jewelry, watches and enameled boxes. . 

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pendentif medaillon émaillé en or 18k

Victorian Switzerland enamel locket