Antique Russian BONHEUR Locket

Antique Russian BONHEUR Locket

An unusual and hard to find antique Russian 'BONHEUR' locket. The locket dates to the early 20th century, and is designed in the shape of a gothic door. The door (locket) opens and reveals two photo compartments; one has a glass cover. 'Bonheur' in French means happiness and good fortune/luck. The locket is made of 14k rose gold and platinum. It bears old Russian hallmarks and a stamp for 14k gold. The locket is overall in very good condition with a few minor surface dents.  

Total Drop: Approximately 42mm or 1.65" (including the bail) 
Width: Approximately 21.5mm 

$ 3,500