Antique Victorian Book Chain Necklace & Locket, C 1860s
All original antique Victorian sterling silver book chain and matching locket, circa 1860. The overly large oval locket with a heart and floral motif in rose gold and yellow gold. The locket is surrounded in beaded round stars with a smooth back also having a rim of stars. Inside are two compartments complete with rings and covers. The bold 7/8 inch wide collar has rows of ribbed links topped with stars and X designs. Wear the collar necklace with the locket or alone. A super, highly collectible piece of antique jewelry!
Materials: Sterling Silver, Rose Gold, Yellow Gold
Measurements: The collar necklace measures 16 inches and 7/8 inches wide. The locket measures 2.15 inches tall
Hallmarks: Anchor for Birmingham, lion passant for sterling and the date letter l for 1860
Weight: 58.9 grams
Condition: Very good with a lovely patina to the sterling silver. All the links fluid and flexible with the locket having minute dings on the back. Outstanding antique piece of jewelry!