enamelled gold locket
A gold, heart-shaped, enamelled locket decorated with a colorful flower bouquet on a light blue background; a different bouquet on each side of the locket; suspended from a large hoop with a striped decoration in blue enamel and gold; the side has green enamelled leaves. The locket is marked with a ’tête de bébé’ for works in 19-carat gold from Paris after 1797 and with the makers’ mark of: Gabriel-Raoul Morel (1764-1832).
weight: 11.33 grams
dimensions: 4 x 2.5 cm
One side of the locket was engraved on the occasion of the marriage of James and Stéphanie in 1828 and the birth of their daughter Marie in 1829.