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Historical woven hair glass mourning silhouette pendant with French signature, dated 1807. This unusual and early glass pendant has what appears to be a museum inventory number of 1591 painted on the bale.The bale and rim going around the piece is gilt silver.The front and back is glass, and the bottom underneath the glass has writing:"O.Reuoert(?)(Beuvert?) feci 1807", the other side seems to say "Rauert Feci 1807".The front of the piece and the back seem to depict a French military officer and wife in silhouette.On the female side is an elaborately woven hair decoration under the gold paint. Very unusual.Measures 2.5 inches long and 1.75 inches wide.

Condition

Good condition overall

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Hair mourning pendant w/French signature, dated 1807

Estimate $200 - $300Nov 11, 2018