Gibson Girl Locket - Art Nouveau Gold Filled Woman Question Mark Necklace - Antique Edwardian 1900s Flower Rhinestone Statement Jewelry
Rare and substantial antique circa 1900s Art Nouveau era gold filled Gibson girl question mark locket! This stunning pendant features a repousse woman with flowing hair and floral details. 23 rhinestones create the intriguing and large question mark shape. The inside of the locket reveals a sentimental lock of brunette hair. The locket hangs from its original lariet chain. A phenomenal piece of vintage Art Nouveau jewelry, featuring the iconic Gibson girl!
ERA - Circa 1900s / Art Nouveau, Edwardian
METAL / MATERIAL - Gold filled, rhinestone paste stones
MARKINGS / HISTORY - Inside of the locket is marked "S&BL CO." around a star for S & B Lederer Co. The company started in Providence Rhode Island in the year 1878 that later moved to New York City. The company continued production until 1931.
CONDITION - Good antique condition. Gold filled metal has been professionally polished & cleaned. Very little age appropriate patina & wear remains - a few minor scratches to backside. Rhinestones intact with some age consistent darkening. One original photo bezel and cover (hair inside is removable.) Amazing antique Gibson girl locket!
SIZE / MEASUREMENTS - Chain: 17 inches + 11/2 inch drop, Locket (including bail): 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches, Weight (with chain): 40.36 grams
PRESENTATION - Listing includes a complimentary MJV logo gift box, as shown in last photo. All other boxes are for display only.
AUTHENTICITY - Each item in our shop has been hand-selected and inspected by a GIA Graduate Gemologist
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