An 18-carat gold oval locket with a symmetrical decor of oval-cut turquoises in a clover motif, in between which are 30 small rose-cut diamonds. A glass pane at the back; the hoop is calibré-set with oval-cut turquoises, attributed to: Paul Robin, France, circa 1873. weight locket: 23.2 grams dimensions locket: 5.3 x 3.7 cm
Compare: Henri Vever and Katherine Purcell, French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century, Thames & Hudson, 2001, pp. 809 and 826.
France, circa 1870.
dimensions locket: 5.3 x 3.7 cm. weight locket: 23.2 grams weight chain: 19.3 grams length chain: 66 cm.
Literature: French Jewelry of the 19th Century, Henry Vever, p. 809 lists an identical pendant by Paul Robin.