Antique Georgian Large Gold & Enamel Memorial, Mourning Pendant
In lovely condition , a large Georgian, C1800, pendant. The gold tests as 15ct or slightly higher. The hanging loop is very substantial. The front is has a dark blue guilloche enamel surround. An inner ring of gold, frames a maiden standing by a stone plinth , holding a lyre. A theme the Georgians were particularly fond of. The back is woven dark brown hair, the momento of the loved one, together with their initials. At the base of the image is a slight mark , see detail of the image.
It looks like a little overrun of glue, so the glass may have been replaced but it does look to be original. Size 3.2 inch , 80mm into the loop. 2.0 inch, 50 mm wide. The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN LARGE GOLD & ENAMEL MEMORIAL, MOURNING PENDANT" is in sale since Friday, May 31, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Mourning Jewellery". The seller is "metalminnie" and is located in Reading. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Antique: Yes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Gold Quality: 15 Carat
- Metal: Rose Gold
- Jewellery Department: Fine
- Era: Georgian (Pre-1837)
- Type: Pendant/ Locket