L13052

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Lot 10
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Collection of four miniature mourning brooches, late 18th century

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Sold
3,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • gold, gilt-metal, enamel, ivory, hair, pearls
Comprising: an oval brooch inset with a sepia miniature depicting a lady seated by a funnery urn inscribed, 'In memory of E. Gwinnap Ob 4 May 1792  Ae 22', within a half-pearl border, with glazed hair locket to the reverse; an oval brooch inset with a sepia miniature depicting a lady seated by an obelisk, within a blue and white enamel border; a navette-shaped brooch inset with a sepia miniature depicting two lady's with a dove; and a navette-shaped brooch inset with a sepia miniature depicting a lady seated with a lamb, within a blue and white enamel border.
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