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Painted Ivory Mourning Pendant

Auction:
2482
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$889$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Painted Ivory Mourning Pendant, c. 1800, oval gilt-brass pendant with sepia on ivory painted scene with a young man and woman, and a boy and a girl mourning beside an urn-topped monument inscribed "ST Ob.t 7 Aug 1797 AE 1 Mo.h 21 Days" and "SA Ob.t 19th Sept. 1797 AE 72 yr.," the back of the pendant inscribed "S. Thorne," (some pigment loss u.r.), 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

AE 1, Missouri, Cuttlefish, Sepia

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