• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5217

    Antique & Collectable Jewellery

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 107

    A GEORGE III MOURNING BROOCH AND A PENDANT

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MOURNING BROOCH AND A PENDANT
    The oval brooch with central sepia miniature depicting a woman reading besides a sepulchral mounument beneath a weeping willow, the monument with the motto Prepare To Follow, to a blue and white enamel border, the reverse engraved Edward How Ob 23 April 1792 Aet 63, later brooch fitting; the oval locket pendant with central glazed compartment enclosing a lock of hair within a woven hair belt design border, to a white enamel surround with the legend Mary Ross Ob.t 9 Aug.t 1780 Ae.t 10, the reverse with glazed compartment containing hair (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that due to the presence of ivory in this lot it will require a CITES licence to leave the EU and will also be subject to US Fish and Wildlife restrictions if it is to be imported into the USA