Antique Georgian Mourning Navette Locket
Antique Georgian Mourning Navette Locket
Antique Georgian Mourning Navette Locket
Antique Georgian Mourning Navette Locket
Antique Georgian Mourning Navette Locket
Antique Georgian Mourning Navette Locket
Antique Georgian Mourning Navette Locket
Antique Georgian Mourning Navette Locket

Antique Georgian Mourning Navette Locket

Normaler Preis $2,900.00 CAD Angebot

This gorgeous neo-classical Georgian locket depicts a grieving woman sitting under an elm tree, holding a plaque with her beloved's initials.  Behind her sits a temple, symbolizing strength. The painting is surrounded by pearls, symbolizing tears. The orange trees/sunset in the background make this an especially rare example.

This navette-shaped mourning locket hails from about 1780-1790. The tree and ground cover are enhanced with crushed hair from the deceased. The pendant is set in decorated 14-15k gold and covered by domed glass.

This pendant measures 47.4mm tall without the bale by 30mm wide and weighs approximately 13.8g. The bale is a later addition.. The reverse blue glass is missing the central detail that once decorated it. The


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