Art Nouveau Heart Locket Pendant
Heart of my heart…14k yellow gold locket pendant is in the shape of the feminine heart. The chased front is bedecked with beautiful Art Nouveau whiplash curves and botanical motifs of leaves and flowers.
Within a sunburst setting is a diamond of about .07 carats sending forth rays of affection and love to all who wear this amulet. The pendant opens to reveal a locket compartment complete with rim and plastic cover ready to embrace a memory or two. The pendant is accompanied by a modern chain link necklace of 14k yellow gold.
Measurements: Locket is 1-5/8 inches (3.8 cm) in total length including original bale and just over 1-1/4 inches (2.9 cm) without by 1-1/6 inches (2.7 cm) in width. Weight including chain is 8.1 grams (5.2 dwt).
Hallmarks: Worn hallmark to the top "O" fitting. Modern chain marked CPC and 585 for 14k.
Condition: Very good; light wear to reverse as expected with age and use; inner rim has several repairs evident upon close inspection or with magnification.
Date: Circa 1910.
Note: All diamond weights are approximate as the stones have not been removed in order to preserve the integrity of the setting.