Antique Silver Victorian Ivy Engraved Oval Pendant Collar Necklace
This Antique Silver Victorian Ivy Engraved Oval Pendant Collar Necklace herald from the Aesthetic Period during Victoria's rein circa 1880. The Greco-Etruscan motifs of the collar feature ornate spikes and the over-sized locket has marvelous engraved ivy detail. Inside, the locket houses two compartments complete with glass and rings to store mementos or photos. The locket portion can be disconnected with the collar worn separately. A super, highly collectible piece of antique jewelry!
Materials: Sterling Silver
Measurements: The collar portion measures 18 inches and 1 inch wide. The locket alone measures 2 inches tall and 1 1/8 inches wide with a thickness of 10.25mm.
Weight: 54.3 grams
Date: Circa 1880s
Condition: Very good with a lovely patina to the sterling silver. The locket closes with a firm snap with all the design elements crisp. One of the inside glass elements is cracked and one of the spikes on the chain has been soldered which is only visible from the back. A fine antique piece of jewelry!