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American Mourning Brooch, My Beloved Papa, 1854

American Mourning Brooch, My Beloved Papa, 1854


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900: Item # 882985

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$145

Beautiful American Victorian mourning brooch, featuring plaited brown hair in a 14k gold, enamel and seed pearl setting. Inscribed “In Memory of” in gold letters on the front (all letters are bright), it reads “My Beloved Papa/Died October 25th 1854/Aged 44 years”. Very good condition; three chips to black enamel. Hinge is reinforced. Measures 1 3/4” by 1 1/2”.