A late 18th century gold, portrait miniature mourning necklace
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A late 18th century gold, portrait miniature mourning necklace

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A late 18th century gold, portrait miniature mourning necklace
Composed of a central oval pendant, one side with painted ivory miniature of a gentleman in late 18th century dress, the other with hair, mother-of-pearl and enamel miniature depicting a tomb and temple in wooded glade, within an openwork cannetille rectangular frame, suspended from a necklace composed of openwork cannetille design vari-shaped panels with shaped panel spacers, the central panel with blue, black and white enamel detailed centre, the reverse with vacant locket compartment, 45.5cm long, in fitted case
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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Please note that this lot will require a CITES License if it is to leave the EU, also prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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