This whimsical book locket is a delightful way to keep those near and dear close to your heart.
Intricately detailed from cover to spine, this hefty gold filled locket was crafted in the 1870s, and exemplifies the beauty and sentimentality of the Victorian era. But the real page turner is what's inside!
Pop open the petite repoussé latch and the book comes to life to reveal two tintype portraits of a lovely 1860s couple set under thick glass.
Locket comes on a new gold filled chain.
Date: 1860s photographs, 1870s locket
Materials: Gold filled metal, glass, tin
Measurements: Locket: 1 3/8" x 1 1/8" x 5/16" Chain: 20"
Condition: Very Good
Light surface scratches and patina consistent with age and use. The glass covering the gentleman's portrait has a few edge chips, which are not visible unless you take the locket apart. The gentleman's portrait has pitting spots form age.