14K European Victorian Double Gentleman Portrait Locket
An outstanding Victorian c.1880 double portrait locket, featuring two gentlemen in military uniform. It is crafted in 14k gold, and features beautiful engraving work all around the locket, including the hinge of the locket is also engraved! How gorgeous!
The portrait miniatures are exquisitely painted, with fine and minute details capturing both gentleman's features and expressions wonderfully. They are both signed by the same artist, “H Alba... (?)” - ineligible. Please refer to the close up pictures of the signed portraits.
Both gentleman's portraits are painted showcasing their military medals on their uniforms, as the artist took deliberate care to highlight these details with great importance.
If desired, the portraits can be taken out occasionally and the locket to be used on its own to store your own photographs as well.
It measures 22mm x 33mm with bail, 22mm x 25.5mm without bail, and weighs 7.42 grams.
This locket serves as a wonderful keepsake and is a fine addition to any portrait miniature enthusiast's collection.
Note: This listing does not include the chain, and it is shown for modelling purposes only. The box shown is for display purposes only and is not included in the listing.
Era - Victorian c.1880
Materials - 14k gold
Measurements - 22mm x 33mm with bail, 22mm x 25.5mm without bail