Vintage Art Deco "Yeomen" Bow and Arrow Locket
larger sized yellow gold-fill round locket with interesting etched decoration on the front of a Deco-style bow and arrow and the word "YEOMEN", likely a reference to the landholder/trained archers of mideaval England; perhaps an inside joke between friends/lovers, or a token from a club or competition. The interior with space for storing photos or other small keepsakes, and retains both removeable bezels and one celluloid cover.
hallmarked with "B. Co" inside a larger "B"
1 1/4" diameter.
excellent condition. nice firm clasp. expected light surface wear and patina.
shipped with a complimentary length of vintage black petersham ribbon for an easy and attractive styling option (as shown). we have a small selection of modern gold-fill chains available for purchase on request. message for details.
prop box shown not included. we, mcgee packages all lockets in padded presentation boxes with ribbon, perfect for gifting + safe-keeping.
antique and vintage lockets are sourced from a variety of decades. Most are 1890-1950 and were made in Rhode Island or Massachusetts (where much of the costume jewelry from the early-mid 20th century in the US was made!). Some styles and motifs persisted through many decades. All pieces are selected for their unique, vintage beauty and wearability.
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