Baroque silver heart-shaped locket/reliquary

Baroque silver heart-shaped locket/reliquary

Code: 11113

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This is a nice silver heart-shaped locket, dating to the 17th century. The locket retains the original suspension loop, with the front and back with engraved decoration. The cover shuts tight with the original hinge, it opens to reveal a glazed compartment with three relics. Interesting and collectible piece of devotional jewellery. 

OBJECT:  Locket Pendant

CULTURE: Baroque

DATE: c. 17th century

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 45.46mm x 40.45mm x 28mm x 18.73mm

WEIGHT:  18.17grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection, Barcelona. Spain.