Rare Celluloid Mother of Pearl Locket with Geisha Photos
This locket is absolutely amazing! An unassuming but gorgeous floral front slides open to reveal risque photos of bare chested geishas! This was designed as a souvenir piece in the Art Deco era, for a lucky man to take home from his trip abroad. Done in celluloid and with lovely mother-of-pearl inlay on the front and back (the back has a tiny butterfly), this is a unique treasure you will not find anywhere else.
HISTORY: 1920's Art Deco
MATERIALS: Celluloid, mother-of-pearl, paint, photos, gold filled chain.
SIZE: We've placed this on a new 18" chain. The locket hangs 1 3/8" from the chain and measures 3/4" in width.
CONDITION: Great antique condition. The one photo does have some wear to it but it's still visible. The celluloid has light scratches, as can be expected with age.
*Please note antique box not included with purchase.
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