Lily Heart - Art Nouveau Silver Locket
Floral motifs were a beloved theme of the Art Nouveau period. A lily has been stylized in sinuous detail covering the front of this double heart locket. All in silver, the chyrsophrase cabochon rests on one side. It opens to reveal to photograph compartment with an oxidized interior.
Measurements: Length is 1 3/16 inches long with top extra bale (3 cm) and 1 inch without (2.5 cm); width is 13/16 inches (2 cm) and 5/16 inches deep (.7 cm). Weight of
Condition: Very good; glass or plastic rims are replaced with modern plastic; small amount of wear to the reverse.
Date & Origin: Circa 1900.
Overall Scale: Small.