Pre-Raphaelite Watercolour Miniature Portrait 9k Gold Cased Pendant Box Frame Antique Victorian c1890.
Simply charming pre-raphaelite miniature watercolour of a lady in this 9ct yellow gold cased pendant locket dating from the late Victorian period, in a leather box photograph frame.
The pendant locket is made from 9ct yellow gold cased, this means solid real 9ct gold, not plate, over another metal in this case probably brass, there are no metal marks. Hangs off a hook in this blue leather jewellery box which doubles as a frame, good strut to stand at the rear. There is a scratch to the leather of the strut, good hinge & shuts securely, royal blue velvet interior, minor tear to the cardboard border of the base of the frame, please see the pictures. Stunning detailing to the ladies portrait, simply charming.
Size of pendant locket 7.6 x 6.4 cm or 3.0 x 2.5 inches.
Size of box / frame 10.4 x 8.4 x 2.3 cm or 4.1 x 3.3 x 0.9 inches.
Weight of pendant locket 23.8 grams or 14.8 penny weight.
Weight including box 85.1 grams or 53.1 penny weight.