A TRULY EXCEPTIONAL ANTIQUE GEORGIAN PERIOD 14CT YELLOW GOLD BLACK ONYX MOURNING BROOCH - EARLY EXAMPLE & FULL INSCRIPTION. C1815S & 4.18 GRAMS. WONDERFUL FAMILY HISTORY - INSCRIBEDTO THE REAR & A PIECE OF HISTORY!In the hairs place is a piece of decorative material. This item probably dates from C1815s or maybe a little earlier and is certainly pre-Victorian? The brooch has 2 charming inscriptions to the rear and is a very early antique survivor. This brooch is superbly set with well matched convex shaped multi faceted black onyx stones set in decorative gold settings. To the front is a beveled glazed compartment which would have contained a lock of plaited hair. The brooch has a replacement white metal bar clasp, which is not the original. The brooch is not marked but tests as high carat gold probably 14 carat. We warrant it as such.
The inscriptions read:'' In memory of my dear Mother who died 22nd April 1815 and my beloved son William who died 19th May 1806'. Is a super item and measures 0.75'' in total length and is 0.75 wide.
The total weight is 4.20 grams. This item is in antique condition 1/2. There is no damage to.The stones and the metal work shows minor age related wear. The bar clasp is in good order, is serviceable and is secure. The glazing and the interior are. All of our jewellery is professionally cleaned and is ready to wear. We try to offer our buyers free P&P to. It is unlikely that the post office will accept claims for goods lost in transit so buyers can upgrade service prior to check out.
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The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN 14CT GOLD CARVED BLACK ONYX MOURNING BROOCH C1815'S 4.18 G" is in sale since Sunday, October 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Mourning Jewellery". The seller is "t7nee" and is located in Lancashire. This item can be shipped worldwide.