A late 18th century mourning brooch/pendant and ring (2)
Lot 74Y
A late 18th century mourning brooch/pendant and ring
(2)
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
amended
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Lot Details
A late 18th century mourning brooch/pendant and ring
1st: The ivory oval plaque with a hairwork depiction of a maiden leaning on a footed memorial urn under a weeping willow, engraved to the reverse In memory of her Father Tho Steer ob. 3 Nov. 1793 Æ 53, 2nd: The ivory oval plaque with a hairwork depiction of a gentleman placing a garland on a footed memorial urn with seed pearl accents, under a weeping willow, within a scalloped border, engraved to the reverse Eliz. Birley. ob. 27 Jan. 1780. a.61, to foliate engraved gallery and shoulders, both in closed-back settings, 2nd: damage to urn, brooch length 5.0cm, ring size R (2)

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  • This lot contains or is made of ivory and in February 2014 the United States Government announced the intention to ban the import of any ivory into the USA.
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  1. Kristian Spofforth
    Specialist - Jewelry
    Bonhams
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    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work 020 7393 3972
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