Dating to the early 20th century this large Edwardian double sided photo locket was crafted by Marion & Co - London and assayed and stamped for Birmingham 1903.
Designed as a very large - 6.5cm x 4.5cm - double photo locket and crafted from 9ct rosy hued gold with two of the most impressive bevelled edged thick glass panes we have seen in a locket!
Designed of course two hold two photos which during the Edwardian era would have been quite thick, today one would need to pop a thick piece of card in-between to ‘plump’ out the panes of glass, which is not a problem to do!
Opening via the screw top bale and easily separating as the bottom is cleverly hinged making this one effortless to open and close.
A statement piece given her large (and hefty) proportions this larger than normal antique locket is a striking addition to your jewellery collection.
(Highland cow picture inside at present not original).
6.5cm x 4.5cm
‘MN & Co’ - For Marion & Co, New Oxford Street London, subsequently Soho Square London.
9 / 375 / Anchor for Birmingham / ‘d’ for 1903
Marked again to other side
Very very good antique condition. Glass panes in very good condition with only minor marks, no chips or deep abrasions, bevelled edges are lovely. Screw top and hinged bottom both in very good order, screw top secure, over turns ever so slightly however this is not an issue! Gorgeous large and heavy antique piece of jewellery.
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