A Georgian hairwork love pendant

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Lot 245
A Georgian hairwork love pendant

Sold for £ 562 (US$ 746) inc. premium

Jewellery

5 Feb 2013, 11:00 GMT

Oxford

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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A Georgian hairwork love pendant
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