A stunning and gloriously unusual shield shaped locket in 15ct gold made by early Australian jeweller Harry Young of Sydney. This locket can be accurately dated to between 1903 – 1916 by the hallmarks on the reverse.
The hinged locket opens like a book to reveal two spaces for photographs inside. Both of the golden frames are present. The locket closes securely.
Measures 45mm including the bail and jump ring, 34mm without x 25mm x 9.38mm
Weighs 16.1 grams
In excellent antique condition.