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    Sale 5217

    Antique & Collectable Jewellery

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 99

    A COLLECTION OF TEN LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY GOLD MOUNTED MEMORIAL AND LOVE JEWELS MOUNTED AS A NECKLACE

    Price Realised  

    A COLLECTION OF TEN LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY GOLD MOUNTED MEMORIAL AND LOVE JEWELS MOUNTED AS A NECKLACE
    Each with rock crystal cover and slide fittings, comprising: an oval panel depicting polychrome cherubs holding a wreath above gilt thread initials EG over woven hair; an oval panel depicting an enamel skeleton holding an hourglass and a staff over woven hair, the reverse engraved 1684; an oval panel with gilt thread initials MF over woven hair to a half-pearl border, the reverse engraved 1692; a heart shaped panel with clasped enamel hands beneath a red enamel heart and above gilt thread initials EH over woven hair, the reverse engraved 1687; an oval panel with gilt thread cypher over hair, the reverse engraved F.I.S. 1686; an oval panel with twin hearts between the initials R P over woven hair against a blue ground; an oval panel with the legend I B obe: 13 Feb 1695 over hair; a heart shaped panel with gilt thread initials AB and anchor over woven hair, the reverse engraved 1694; an oval panel with gilt thread initials MF over hair to a half-pearl border, the reverse engraved 1692; an oval memento mori panel depicting an enamel skeleton holding an hourglass and an staff over woven hair, the reverse engraved M.A. 1687; the backchain formed from a series of gilt metal and oval moss agate panels, in later case


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