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    Sale 5384

    Vintage & Modern Jewels at South Kensington

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 197

    A small group of late 18th century mourning jewellery

    Price Realised  


    A small group of late 18th century mourning jewellery
    Comprising: a ring, the oval sepia miniature depicting a mourning woman with a seated winged cherub, the reverse inscribed Tho.s Benton OB: 10th March 1780 AE 15 months; a marquise shaped pendant with crossed hair fronds with bow tie, the glazed reverse enclosing woven hair; and a broad band ring, the black enamel centre with the legend Mary Moult OB: 16. Sep: 1799. AE: 74 (3)

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    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