Antique Gold Filled IHS Religious Locket Pocket Watch Chain
A very sweet and unusual locket is the fob for this antique pocket watch chain. The letters IHS are raised on the cover, framed by a beautiful Art Nouveau motif. Once opened, you will find a frame for one image on one side and an articulated double metal at the center which depicts the Sacred Heart on one side and the Virgin Mary holding Baby Jesus on the other. Behind this double metal, you can keep another photo or a memento.
The locket measures almost 1″ in diameter. The curb link watch chain measures 10 3/4″ long and is 4mm wide. You can add another watch chain to complete the length of a necklace. It has an older spring clasp on one side and a latch on the other.
The set is in excellent condition with light wear consistent with age. It is estimated to date from the 1920s. It has a patent date of April 9, 1912.