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Lot 0286
Includes many Victorian hair brooches some with seed pearl and garnet surrounds; "In Memory Of" brooches; enamel decorated items onyx etc. Of particular interest one brooch inscribed In Memory of My Dear Sister; and second brooch in box with handwritten note, "Belonged to Dora Ann (Robbins) Drake - born 1840 - sister of great grand father (of Frances (Nylen) Chamber) Charles Warren Robbins". Total of 28 pieces. From an extensive City Island, NY collection.

Condition

One brooch with crack to glass front; one brooch with breaks verso and many areas of resoldering; many with names and dates inscribed verso.

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  • 25%

JEWELRY. Victorian Mourning Jewelry.

Estimate $600 - $800Nov 6, 2016