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Lot 0086
Two Victorian Mourning Brooches. The first a Etruscan Mourning Brooch Pin with photograph of a young man 1.50"x1.50". The second is a rolled gold lock of Hair Brooch 1.75". Both are wonderful additions to any Memento Mori collection. Weight 1 oz. PROVENANCE: A Private Charleston SC Estate. Hair jewelry was the height of the romanticism and sentiment that characterized the Victorian era. Many pieces were done as mourning pieces or "memento mori" ("remember you must die").

Condition

good

Starting Bid

$5.00

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2 VICTORIAN 19th c MOURNING BROOCHES

Estimate $175 - $225May 21, 2017