Doris Frohnsdorff Antiques and Rare Books
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Doris Frohnsdorff
A VICTORIAN 14K GOLD (not marked but tested), ONYX, PEARL & ENAMEL MOURNING BROOCH. 1877. Engraved in script on the reverse: Mary Cockayne Died Septr.11th 1877. The back is fitted with a glass hair compartment (empty). The circular brooch is centered with an eight point star having a cluster of 9 NATURAL SEED PEARLS mounted on an ONYX BASE which, in turn, rests on a circle of 12 black and gold enamelled heart-shaped designs - all within a rope-twist border and small gold balls...