This exquisite quality pendant is a true rarity! Made in Napoleon III era France, C. 1860 (English Mid Voictorian period). It beautifully combines handmade work in rose and yellow 18K gold (Marked with the Eagle’s Head mark). The pendant opens to a photo or memento locket with a middle framed glass door. The front of the locket is set with a hand painted enamel on porcelain plaque depicting a lovely 18. Century maiden picking flowers. High quality painting and very detailed! The painting’s frame is adorned with four natural seed pearls. The back side is beautifully engraved as well. Word just do not do justice to this little treasure. Minor signs of wear commemorate with age and use. The locket clasp closes firmly and tight. The porcelain plaque is in beautiful condition only minor surface scratches commemorate with its age, seen only when magnified. No chips or cracks! Dimensions: Just over 1.75″X 1 1/8″ (4.7 X 2.8 cm) and stands 7/16 high (11 mm). Weight: 9.73 grams. 2-7 DAYS DEPENDING ON LOCATION. The item “Antique 19C French 18K Gold Enamel Hand Painted Miniature Locket Pendant, Rare” is in sale since Monday, August 08, 2016. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Necklaces & Pendants”. The seller is “ornament5″ and is located in Worldwide shipping. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Metal: Yellow and Rose Gold
- Metal Purity: 18k
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France