A large 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 at the reverse side, also the hoop is calibre set with oval cut tuquoises, on a French 19th century long chain.
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.