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    Victorian Enamel, Cultured Pearl, Gold, Base Metal Mourning Jewelry
    The lot includes a locket-brooch with a man's image on the front, and woven hair on the reverse, framed by black enamel, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-15/16 inches); a locket-pendant with a man's image on the front, and woven hair on the reverse, set in 14k gold, completed by a yellow metal chain (Dimensions: 1-13/16 inches x 1-9/16 inches, Chain Length: 16 inches); one brooch with woven hair, framed by seed pearls, set in 14k gold, completed by a yellow metal pinstem and catch (Dimensions: 3/4 inch x 1/2 inch); one earring with woven hair, framed by black enamel, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/4 inches x 1/2 inch); one brooch composed of woven hair, set in 14k pink gold, completed by a yellow metal pinstem (Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-11/15 inches); and one ring with woven hair, set in 14k gold (Size: 6-1/4, not sizeable). Gross weight 44.70 grams.
    *Note: earring is designed for a pierced ear


    Condition Report*: Overall Condition: Good
    Pearl Type: Seed
    Pearl Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Pearl Shape: Near Round
    Pearl Color: Cream
    Pearl Overtone: Rose
    Pearl Luster: Good
    Pearl Count: 20
    Pearl Size: 2.35 to 2.50 mm
    Notes: A unique collection of Victorian mourning jewelry. Locket-brooch tests as 14k gold, is missing a pinstem. Locket-pendant tests as 14k gold, chain does not test as gold. First brooch tests as 14k gold, pinstem and catch do not test as gold. Second brooch tests as 14k gold, pinstem does not test as gold. Ring tests as 14k gold. All pieces show signs of wear commensurate with age.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    31st Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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