VICTORIAN HAND PAINTED ENAMEL CHERUB AND PEARL LOCKET PENDANT. The most intimate item of jewelry is probably the locket, made to be worn close to the heart and to contain a hint of a memory. Sentimental in nature, thoughts and design, the quintessential romantic expression of Victorian era is this rare natueal pearls and hand painted cherub locket pendant from Victorian era. In the Nineteenth Century, cupids, flowers, hands, knots, musical instruments were all symbols of love, popular themes for the jewelry which was so frequently given as a token of affection. The piece features an enamel painting on a porcelain panel of a classical image of a winged cherub holding or playing a tambourine. Beautiful gold and silver details of flower alternated with lovely pearls and leaf work surrounds the enamel plaque as well as accenting the locket culminating in a classic rope work. The interior reveals a compartment complete with rim and glass cover in which to place a photograph or other memory. Back is beautifully decorated and completed with its original bail matching the front locket decoration. A true collector piece. Artfully crafted in 18 Kt yellow, rose gold and silver during victorian era. Very good overall conditions commensurate to use and age. Romantic love token, perfect as a gift or just for yourself. 18 Kt yellow and rose gold and silver, tested. 8 natural half pearls; (all gemstones estimated on mounting). Locket is 36 mm long and 29 mm wide; pendant is 50 mm long including bail; glass compartment is 30 mm high and 23.3 mm wide. Very good overall condition, two little bumps on bottom of locket as shown through photos, normal overall wear due to age. International Buyers Please Note. The chain is for display only. The item “RARE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN HAND PAINTED ENAMEL CHERUB AND PEARL LOCKET CUPID PENDANT” is in sale since Tuesday, January 29, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)”. The seller is “antiquevelvetgloves-shop” and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- glass compartment is: 30 mm high and 23.3 mm wide
- weight: 18.8 grams
- locket is 36 mm long and 29 mm wide: pendant is 50 mm long including bai
- Gold Quality: 18Carat
- Metal: Yellow Gold
- Main Gemstone: Pearl
- Type: Pendant/ Locket