An onyx intaglio of a trio of Roman centurions (or perhaps just legionaries) with rather fabulous head gear graces the front of this BIG swivel locket. Neoclassicism was beloved at the time of it's making - around 1880.
14k rose gold, onyx
1 1/2" length, 1" width, 1/2" depth.
1837 — 1901
please note:Terms of Sale
Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.