Georgian Rock Crystal Portrait Locket

Regular price $1,600.00

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An exquisitely simple, finely made late Georgian locket with a heavy gold frame and domed oval rock crystal. The reverse side holds a locket with a hand-painted portrait of a gentleman in a George Washington-esque wig. The lens at the back is easily removed to swap out the portrait or the swatch of purple fabric.

MATERIALS: 14k gold (tests), rock crystal, glass lens, hand-painted portrait on vellum, new 14k gold chain

AGE: c. 1820

CONDITION: Very good

SIZE: 1 1/4" length including the bale, 7/8" width, 18" chain