Antique Victorian Enamel LOCKET Heart Slide Long Watch CHAIN Sautoir
SOLD A Large Brilliant Antique Victorian Locket with Intricate Blue and Black Enamel Taille D'Epargne on a Gold Filled Setting, Double-Sided Etched Engravings, Gold Insert, and a Deep Purple Fabric Cover on a Long Glistening 48" Ladies Sautoir Watch Chain Signed C&H Co with Turquoise Heart Slide and Working Fob Hook c.1870 to 1890's!
Measurements: Locket is 1-5/16" tall by 1" in width (Not including the attached ring or bale). The side depth is 7/16". Watch Chain is 48" in length (not including the hook)
This Victorian Locket and Watch Chain are Substantial Early Antiques in a Beautiful Gold Color! The Locket is sturdy with a raised framed ribbon design, crisp front and back engravings with the addition of flowers on the reverse (so much brighter in person). The inside has depth to the sides indicating it could have been a mourning locket which held a memento.
The Locket comes on a signed C&H Co Antique Gold Filled Sautoir Watch Chain which is 48" in length. C&H CO. stands for Chapin & Hollister Company, Providence, Rhode Island. William P. Chapin and Frederick R. Hollister established business in the 1890's. They were manufacturers of fine rolled plate chains, gold, silver and gold-filled knives and jewelry. Their business closed in the early 1920's.
The Chain has a Precious Heart Slide with Gypsy-set Turquoise Stone in center. The Slide works properly and stays in the desired position. The Locket has a properly working hinge and securely closes with a definite click. Everything is in Excellent Antique condition with little aging. No dents.
A Lovingly Sentimental Locket and Long Watch Chain to wear and cherish today!