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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #196027 (stock #JP01)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$2595.00
A phenomenal, early example of mourning hair work, featuring a landscape in blond and brown hair, set into a heart shaped silver brooch and surrounded by eighteen gorgeous table cut diamonds. Probably dating to 1780 (or possibly a little earlier) the scene is incredibly detailed, depicting an urn, tree, windmill, house and boat. The reverse is fabulous, featuring a beautiful glazed compartment containing blondish brown hair...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #482103 (stock #JD105)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$1995.00
Rare pair of 18th century rings, mourning the deaths of a father and son. Both were John Cobdens; the son died first in 1778 at the age of 11. His ring features a sepia and hair on ivory picture depicting an urn and a willow tree...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #473632 (stock #JOJ01)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$1895.00
Rare and beautiful Georgian sentimental bracelet clasp, depicting a scene with a woman and a pavilion labeled “Friendship” amid a wooded landscape. The extraordinary thing about this piece is that this intricate scene is completely embroidered in different colors of hair! The artistry is incredible. Great condition; the clasp is attached to an old velvet ribbon. Measures 1 5/8” across...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1800 item #476958 (stock #JDDG)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$1695.00
This Georgian mourning brooch has it all: it’s beautifully executed in hair and watercolor, and features a slew of wonderful symbols. The weeping willow denotes grief; the column with the urn on top symbolizes memory and the little dog loyalty to the deceased...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #354014 (stock #JLG01)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$1595.00
This is one of the loveliest, most poignant Georgian memorials I’ve ever seen, commemorating the death of a child! An angel and a child rise through the sky, the angel pointing toward heaven. The artistry and balance of the composition is amazing; the angel has dark wings and dress and protectively surrounds the sweet child, dressed all in white. They rise heavenward in a blue sky with dark clouds – all elements are beautifully balanced...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #481792 (stock #JD102)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$1595.00
Exceptional early 19th century family heirloom, a gold mourning cross comprised of ten circular hair compartments, most with a gold initial, the central surrounded by pearls, each representing a deceased member of the family. The cross was probably added to over time; there are engraved initials “T&J” on the reverse...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1086347 (stock #JBO248)
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$1495.00
A beautiful Georgian gold navette sepia on ivory memorial ring, depicting a lady and a cherub grieving by a funerary urn on pedestal bearing words 'Sacred will I keep thy dear remains'. Engraved shoulders. Tests strong at 14k. Artwork is fresh; just a few floating chips. Inscription on reverse is almost completely worn, with gold at the top and bottom worn through. This ring did not sit in a drawer! Ring size W...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1073064 (stock #JDBFL)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$995.00
Stunning Georgian era sentimental ring, probably French, featuring blue paste set with a gilt and silver rosecut diamond flower, surrounded by a border of tiny rose cuts. The reverse of the ring is inscribed with an image of forget-me-nots, a common message of affection on early jewelry. Carved scrolling gold band marked 585 at a later date on the band exterior, per European regulations. Very good condition; some wear to glass. Asymmetrical leaves appear to be original. Ring size 4 1/2”...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #877902 (stock #JNR01)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$995.00
Wonderful all-original 18th century mourning brooch, in sepia and hair on ivory. Set in 9k gold with a blue enamel border, the scene depicts two women in classical dress mourning at a tomb with an urn; one leans on an anchor, which may indicate that the mourned gent was a seafaring man, or may just be a symbol of hope or death. The tomb’s dedication reads: “Affection weeps, heaven rejoices”...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #477004 (stock #JDWL)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$995.00
Superb 19th century mourning hair work brooch, featuring a willow in a landscape with a tablet initialed “RV”, set in a gilded Etruscan surround with a hair plume reverse. Great condition; beautiful, classic scene...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #88972 (stock #JBR02)
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$995.00
Large and wonderful watercolor on ivory mourning miniature of shepherdess with wreath and lamb on obverse and plaited hair with seed pearl initials on the reverse. Large 1 7/8 by 1 3/8 size. Watercolor in perfect condition;some wear to gold fill frame and seed pearl initials. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #378167 (stock #MVH02)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$795.00
Lovely Georgian mourning watercolor featuring a woman in classical dress leaning on an urn and pointing toward heaven, set in a gilt metal verre eglomise brooch fame with plaited bi-colored hair reverse. Good condition; there’s dust under the glass and the clasp in the reverse has been replaced and partially affixed to the glass. Measures 1 3/4” by 1 1/4”. ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #88931 (stock #MINBO269)
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$695.00
A French School mourning portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a lady, circa 1785. She wears a red dress with a white fichu; her hair is fashionably powdered. Set in a gold frame with plaited hair reverse. Measures 2 ¼”. Good condition; small white deposit at one o’clock on hair reverse. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #482035 (stock #JCA05)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$495.00
Eye-catching Victorian gold and table worked hair earrings, in the form of purses or saddlebags, complete with a swiveling handle. Excellent condition. Bag measures ¾” excluding ear wire. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #735840 (stock #JHR)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$495.00
An unusual, beautiful piece of early Victorian sentimental jewelry, featuring a greyhound (probably made of sulfide) laid over woven hair and set into a traditional mourning-style broach. Inscribed on the reverse: “Mr C J Lewis/from Eleanor/December 1845” (the middle initial may be an “I” or a “T”). Very good condition; some wear to greyhound, chipto upper left corner of glass, and old repair to c clasp. Measures 1 1/16” by 7/8”. ...