Story

Victorian sentimentality and symbolism flow rampant with this circa 1880 double box silver photo locket. The oval shaped locket of a versatile medium size is embellished on both sides with a lovely ivy leaf motif representing loyalty, binding love and attachment. The design is worked in high relief repoussé adding a wonderful textural aspect. The silver chain is characteristic of the era with its august weight and chunky barrel links.

Item 13168

Victorian Ivy Memories: Silver Locket & Chain

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Measurements: 1-7/8 of an inch (4.7 cm) in length including bale by 1-1/8 inches (2.7 cm) in width. Chain is 16-1/2 inches (41.9 cm) in length. Weight of 49.1 grams (31.6 dwt) for both.

Condition: Excellent; a few tiny indentations to inner rims. Locket closes securely and tightly.

Date & Origin: Circa 1880 and is most likely English in origin.

Story

Victorian sentimentality and symbolism flow rampant with this circa 1880 double box silver photo locket. The oval shaped locket of a versatile medium size is embellished on both sides with a lovely ivy leaf motif representing loyalty, binding love and attachment. The design is worked in high relief repoussé adding a wonderful textural aspect. The silver chain is characteristic of the era with its august weight and chunky barrel links.