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Antique Gold and Hairwork Mourning Ring

Auction:
2932B
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2932B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Antique Gold and Hairwork Mourning Ring, dated 1781, of navette-form and depicting a sepia-tone maiden mourning over a hairwork urn under a willow tree, size 6 3/4.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Cuttlefish, Death customs, Mourning, Sepia, Visual arts, Willow

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