Large French Pansy Antique Victorian Sepia Sentimental Mourning Hair Art. For your consideration is this lovely French hairwork piece from Bordeau. This large framed 19th century wall piece with domed glass shows a spray of large and small pansies. Pansies are symbolic of remembrance. A family crest featuring the coronet of a Duke with two flanking lions, the shield containing what appear to be roses, and a scallop shell, or "escallop", associated with St.
The glass is beautiful and in perfect condition. There are lots of lighting glares in the photos. This old domed glass is difficult to photograph.
I love old glass and the character holds. Below, a name and date of death which only partially remain legible, as the fine hair that formed the letters has come detached; Marie Allais (or Allain) de Gennes (or Gennet, Genner) 14 Juin 18- -? There have been minor restorations and light cleaning to this piece. The backing was replaced with acid-free archival paper and archival-safe adhesives.
Measures roughly 9 3/4" x 8 5/16". First, thank you for your interest in our shop and the beautiful art of micro mosaics.
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So when you ask if this is the best price? The item "1877 Antique Victorian Sepia Sentimental Mourning Hair Art" is in sale since Thursday, January 28, 2021.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Mourning Jewelry". The seller is "micromosaicjewelry" and is located in Washougal, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.