Antique Art Nouveau Gold Filled Leaf Locket with Paste Stones made by S.O. Bigney & Co. of Attleboro, MA. This locket has a repousse, deeply dimensional five-lobed leaf accented with bead set paste rhinestones and surrounded by tiny flowers. The locket has a bloomed finish and is also decorated on the reverse with two little posies and swirl frames.
There are two round photo frames on the inside, with original photo frames, and backing paper, but no celluloid covers. Stamped S.O.B. & CO. on the picture frames.
The locket is approximately 1 1/4" across and is 1 1/2" tall, including the bale. The curb chain is 24" long and is marked 1/20 12K with an M in circle hallmark.
ERA: Art Nouveau, 1900s
METAL/MATERIAL: 12K Yellow Gold Filled (as tested), Glass Paste Stones
HALLMARKS/HISTORY: Locket is marked SOB & CO, for the S.O. Bigney jewelry manufacturers of Attleboro, MA, which began business in 1896. Chain is marked 1/20 12K with an M in circle mark.
CONDITION: Very Good Antique Condition, with no damage noted.
MEASUREMENTS: The locket is 1 1/2" tall including bale and about 1 1/4" wide. The chain is 24" long.
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