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Georgian Memento Mori Brooch

Auction:
2055
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$575$500

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Auction:
Sale #2055 - 2055
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 13, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian Memento Mori Brooch, centered by an oval green stone set in an engraved foliate mount with four cabochon ruby accents, reverse hair compartment with inscription, dated 1819 and 1833, 18kt gold mount.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Arts and crafts, Cabochon, Epigraphy, Gemstones, Memento, Memento mori