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Lot 0009
A late Georgian gold split pearl memorial brooch. Of rectangular outline, the central vacant panel within a rope-twist border to a further split pearl surround with personal inscription to the reverse reading 'Mrs Alex Greenhill died, 14 Dec 1820, aged 84 yrs.' Length 2cms. Weight 4gms.

Condition

Overall good condition, with moderate surface scratches from general wear. There are some deeper scratches tot he reverse of the brooch where it looks to have been acid tested for gold. The panel is vacant. The split pearls are fairly well matched, some have natural surface blemishes

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A late Georgian gold split pearl memorial brooch. Of

Estimate £60 - £90Apr 30, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Louise Ludlam-Snook
Vintage Jewellery & Accessories
Augusta House
19 Augusta Street
Birmingham, B18 6JA
United Kingdom
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