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Victorian Sardonyx Mourning Brooch with Seed Pearls

$1,129.30Asking Price

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A magnificent Victorian mourning brooch worthy of adding to any antique jewellery collector's prized possessions. Featuring a white banded black sardonyx to the centre complimented by a cross-shaped centre piece set with five seed pearls in yellow ivy leaf shaped mounts. The sardonyx is bordered by a yellow bead and rope twist edge and set within a black enamelled outer band decorated with a pattern of yellow enamelled ovals with is the in turn decorated with a repeat of the rope twist and beaded edge. The reverse shows a glazed compartment which lacks the original lock of hair but into which your own keepsake may be enclosed. The locket style back has a yellow border engraved with the words "In Affectionate Remembrance of Martha Santo. died Octobr. 8th 1870. Aged 36" Fastening with a brooch pin and hook, the brooch is also fitted with a loop for a safety chain if desired.

Details

  • Stone
    Onyx,Pearl
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: 1.38 in. (35 mm)
  • Style
    High Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Period
    1870-1879
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1870s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Yorkshire, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: nj104g1stDibs: LU65032552063

Shipping & Returns

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 8-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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