Victorian, Gold, Black Onyx and seed pearl Hair mourning brooch with glazed locket compartment & inscription (1889). A quality, antique mourning brooch with an oval black onyx plaque mounted with a gold and seed pearl'star motif', the onyx is mounted in a gold and bead frame with gold rope edging.There is a glazed locket verso, containing plaited blonde hair, with a hand-engraved inscription as follows: Orbit 3rd Sept Aged 70 years, George Whatelen 1889. This brooch is from the estate of the late Jane Sumner (reputable antique dealer and collector of fine antiques and jewellery). On the reverse is the following inscription. Complete with gold pin, T-bar and C-Clasp fitting. MEASUREMENTS: 42.5 x 18.2mm.
HALLMARKS: None - tests to at least 15carat gold. DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901).This beautiful historic brooch will be delivered in a new beautiful black leatherette & velvet box. Please note that images have been enlarged to show detail. All measurements are listed in the description.
All items are Antique, Vintage and/or Pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age. Antique boxes are for display purposes only unless otherwise stated the item will be sent in a Leatherette & Velvet box. Visit our store for more unique and rare items! We strive to source, research and list many beautiful historic pieces of Jewellery from the early Georgian period up to the present day. Our aim is to provide first class service to all our existing and new customers.Thank-you and enjoy shopping at our store!! Orders dispatched once a week during the lockdown. It is the buyers responsibility to be in compliance with all applicable import regulations. Photographs have been enlarged to show detail and all measurements are listed in the description.
Gemstone sizes and colours are only estimates. All items are Antique, Vintage and pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age.Please return the item in its original condition & packaging. We also offer a sourcing service if you are looking for that special item? Looking For a Certain Item? The item "Victorian Gold, Black Onyx & seed pearl Hair mourning brooch, locket compartment" is in sale since Tuesday, March 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)".
The seller is "fineantiquejewellery" and is located in St Sampsons,. This item can be shipped worldwide.