18K French Enamel Miniature of Venus & Cupid Pendant Locket

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18K French Enamel Miniature of Venus & Cupid Pendant Locket

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This finely painted enamel miniature of Venus and Cupid dates the second half of the 19th century. The porcelain plaque is surrounded by a black enamel border accented by twinkling rose-cut diamonds and four natural pearls. The back...Read more

This finely painted enamel miniature of Venus and Cupid dates the second half of the 19th century. The porcelain plaque is surrounded by a black enamel border accented by twinkling rose-cut diamonds and four natural pearls. The back of the pendant has small enclosed compartment which currently holds a small piece of blue silk. There is C-shaped clasp with a removable gold pin on a pivoting hinge if you choose to wear this as a brooch. The bail and the pin stem are both hallmarked with the French eagle's head indicating 18 karat gold and a partial maker's mark.

Weight: 18.9 grams

Measurements: 1 3/4" long x 1 5/16" wide x 5/16" deep

Diamonds: .25 total carat weight

Condition notes: There is some minor wear/chipping to the enamel border.