A Georgian hairwork love pendant
Lot 245
A Georgian hairwork love pendant
Sold for £562 (US$ 908) inc. premium

Auction 20675: Jewellery
5 Feb 2013 11:00 GMT

Oxford
Lot Details
A Georgian hairwork love pendant
A Georgian hairwork love pendant
The heart-shaped design glazed to both sides, and enclosing a lock of hair, with applied initials MCL in threadwork, within an outer white enamelled border, with gilt lettering spelling 'La femme que j'aime', on rigid suspensory loop, with later added pearl drop below, length 3.3cm.

Footnotes

  • The inscription translates 'The lady whom I love'.

    See back cover illustration.
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