Victorian 15ct Gold Banded Agate and Seed Pearl Mourning Locket
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Description: - A Victorian 15 carat yellow gold bulls-eye banded agate and seed pearl memorial locket. The locket is set with a stunning banded agate, and surrounded by seed pearls and further banded agates. The reverse reveals a glazed compartment containing a locket of hair. The piece is unhallmarked, and has been tested, and confirmed to be 15ct carat gold fineness.
Date: - Circa 1878.
Period: - 19th Century.
Engraving: - The locket is engraved to the reverse 'In memory of Grandpapa Obt 11th June 1878 AEt. 84'
Maker: - N/A.
Measurement: - The locket measures 4.2 cm height x 2.7 cm width x 0.9 cm depth.
Weight: - 13.2 grams / 0.42 troy ounces.
Condition: - Light surface scratches to the gold commensurate with age. The pearls and banded agate stones are in good condition. Please note the pearls are untested and unwarranted for natural pearls. Gemstone treatment is unknown. Please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 1096.