Victorian mourning brooch, hairwork, 9ct gold, opaline glass

Prix régulier £249.00

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An unusual antique, early Victorian era mourning brooch.

This brooch has a large rectangular white opaline glass cabochon set with a small glazed oval panel housing a small piece of plaited brown hair.

The hairwork is surrounded by a decorative scrolling gold plated frame.

The rectangular frame is made from 9ct yellow gold and has four decorative support mounts, one is a replacement and is in a slightly different style to the other three.

It has a base metal pin and an c type clasp fastener which protrudes slightly from the brooch.

Condition:
Good used condition overall, one replacement mount, light surface wear commensurate with age.

Unmarked tests as 9ct gold to the frame, English, c1860s

Approx measurements:
1.75" width
1.5" height
Weighs approx 12.34 grams

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