ANTIQUE VICTORIAN DOVE LOCKET ONYX DIAMOND PEARL 18CT GOLD CIRCA 1880
A delightful antique Victorian locket featuring a fabulous three-dimensional dove flying out from the centre carrying a branch underneath. It is modelled in Silver and encrusted with Diamonds and Pearls.
Doves are known as the ‘Love bird’ as they are known to mate for life. The depiction of one carrying an Olive branch has long been a symbolic image of peace and freedom.
The glistening Dove stands out over a deep black Onyx stone which is set in a decorative frame haloed with Pearls. It is all solid 18ct Yellow Gold and opens up at the back with a fitted rim and window within.
A fabulous example of Victorian jewellery at its finest and a perfect piece to keep your own cherished photographs or loved one’s lock of hair within.
We recommend you insure for £3500, We can provide a written Valuation on completion of the sale.
WEIGHT: 23.5 grams
MEASURES: 30mm width x 11mm depth x 45mm height – 55mm with bale
METAL: 18ct Yellow Gold/ Silver
STONES: Diamond/ Pearl
AGE: Victorian, Circa 1880
ITEM NUMBER: 19-1029