Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu (16 March 2021)

Date of Auction: 16th March 2021

Sold for £45

Estimate: £100 - £150

An Egyptian souvenir locket, circa 1920s, the hinged gilt locket enamelled with a scene of the Great Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza, the reverse decorated with blue and white enamel, stamped ‘800’, length 17mm. £100-£150

Footnote

Provenance:
The locket was formerly the property of Edward William Thomas Fiander (1898-1982), from Lambeth. Fiander was the chief mechanical engineer in the 1920s to T.E.Lawrence (1888-1935) (’Lawrence of Arabia’) whilst he was in Egypt.
Thence by family descent.