Antique 1870's Victorian Etruscan Revival Locket Pendant Necklace by W. & S. Blackinton Company. An ornate oval locket with central prong set pearl and quatrefoil wire work decoration is framed by a beaded geometric border. This locket is attached to an inverted shield hanger which is suspended from a double rolo fancy chain necklace with stationary center swag design. A piece this ornate is possibly a mourning locket. This locket's pendant bar is hand engraved with the name Mollie Lutz on its reverse side.
Style: Oval locket on double link rolo chain with central swag holder
Metal: Gold filled
Stone: Seed pearl
Length: 19 inch wearable length
Locket Size: 1.38 inches x 0.88 inch
Hallmark: W. & S.B. for the W. & S. Blackington Comapny, which was founded in Attleboro,MA in 1865
Clasp Type: Box clasp with tab insert, located on one side of the pendant bar
Condition: In good antique condition, with working locket hinge and clasp. The locket's quatrefoil decoration is somewhat loose but remains secure on the lid. There is one remaining original glass photo cover, which has a chip on the underside. The other photo frame is present, but glass is absent. There also appears to be a very old repair on the back of the pendant bar, as well as some minor finish wear to that portion of the necklace. Piece has been previously owned and worn.
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