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A 15ct gold mourning brooch, champleve enamelled in black with a scrolling floral design. The centre set with a silver & rose diamond forget me not flower. Glass bezel to the back containing woven hair. Engraved on the back; Sus n Gardner, Banbury. With a steel pin. Circa 1835. Measurements, 1, 1/8" by 1, 3/8". Condition, very good. The gold has been assay tested as 15ct. This is a fine example of an 1830s English mourning brooch, this type of black enamelling was particularly popular in the 1830s.
Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Black and gold, Size: 1 1/8" by 1 3/8".
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A Gold & Enamel Mourning Brooch, Circa 1835.
£370 GBP SOLD