ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MOURNING BRACELET GOLD ENAMEL HAIR - For Sale

ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MOURNING BRACELET GOLD ENAMEL HAIR
Price: $850.00
Antique, Victorian gold, enamel and hair Memento Mori Mourning Memorial bracelet. Made circa 1850. Measures 7 1/4 inches long. Weighs 14.5grams. Bracelet consists of 4 parts: a central medallion, side wings to the medallion and a set of en esclavage parallel chains. THe central parts are made of gold (at least 14carat) with very fine black enamel decoration, suitable to the mourning theme. Stylised, scrolling foliage in a very finely executed design. The center is set with an oval, bordered in gold, containing a beautifully intact plait of blond or white hair. The 3 top sections of the bracelet, with their rolling scrolling borders have great flexibility thanks to the fine hinges that allow the bracelet to curve around the wrist while providing maximum security. The clasp is well hidden, but secure between one of the side wings and the center. (see ''photos). The rest of the bracelet consists of 4 en esclavage beautiful gold chains (probably 9 carat). THere is a safety chain, which might be a replacement. The back of the central medallion is engraved : MOTHER DIED FEB 1ST 1855. Very poignant. Good condition. Status: For Sale Reference#: 4159 Condition: good Year: 1850 Title: ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MOURNING BRACELET GOLD ENAMEL HAIR

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Brenda Ginsberg Art & Antiques
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Email : antiques@brendaGinsberg.com
Phone : 954-415-0622

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