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Four Pieces of Mourning Jewelry

Auction:
2509
Lot:
697
Sold for:
$563$475

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Four Pieces of Mourning Jewelry, 19th century, including a 10kt gold oval stickpin with sepia inkwork of a woman grieving beside a monument with a reserve inscribed "SOUVINER" [sic], and three enamel and hairwork brooches: a 12kt gold oval with black enamel leaf surround, a low-karat rectangular brooch with a willow and urn, and a 14kt gold rectangular brooch with black enamel surround, (stickpin cracked), dia. 3/4-1 3/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Stickpin- vertical crack down center with a little greenish residue on woman's face.

Keywords

Brooch, Jewellery, Sepia

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