ANTIQUE ENGLISH GEORGIAN 15K GOLD HAND PAINTED SEPIA MOURNING HAIR BROOCH c1790. A wonderful antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) navette-shaped brooch; with a gently rounded glass holding a woven hair memento, topped with a finely hand painted sepia mourning miniature, beautifully depicting a grieving widow leaning against a plaque featuring the bust of a man, reading to the base’Sacred to Friendship’. A high quality, immensely collectable Georgian period mourning brooch… CONDITION : All original and very good. Slightest signs of wear to glass and faint denting to back of mount commensurate with age and use. Pin itself an old replacement – of no consequence. DIMENSIONS : 46 x 27 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter. US / Overseas Buyers. Please don’t forget VAT is payable on all items apart from gold coins! See below for further details. The item “ANTIQUE ENGLISH GEORGIAN 15K GOLD HAND PAINTED SEPIA MOURNING HAIR BROOCH c1790″ is in sale since Friday, April 04, 2014. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Georgian, Pre-1837″. The seller is “nalfie” and is located in Sale. This item can be shipped to United States, to all countries in Europe, to all countries in continental Asia, to Canada, to Australia.
- Metal: Yellow Gold
- Item: Mourning Pin
- Time Period: Georgian
- Original or Reproduction: Original