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Gorgeous 19th century Victorian Mourning Locket.

{circa 1880}

Solid Gold back and front with a base metal frame.

Cobalt enamelled cross on the front with an eternity belt engraved on the back.

The locket opens and closes properly.

Inside there is a portrait of an infant that has hand painted touches to the eyes, cheeks and lips.

Could be a photograph taken post-mortem that was retouched. The portrait is under glass.

There are a few scratches on the glass but nothing major.

No markings. Tested by the previous owner as 10k.

Measures just shy of an inch high and just over 5/8" wide.

Insurance included, worldwide

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Victorian 10k Mourning Enamel Cross Locket // Hand Painted Portrait under Glass


  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: enamel, gold, 10k, glass, crystal, photograph, photo, ephemera
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 6569 reviews
  • Favorited by: 119 people