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    Victorian Glass, Gold Mourning Jewelry
    The lot includes one brooch with woven hair in the center, surrounded by inlaid black glass, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/8 inches x 1-1/16 inches); one brooch with woven hair, framed by black enamel, set in 10 k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/4 inches x 1-1/16 inches); one brooch with woven hair on the front and on the reverse, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches); one brooch with mother-of-pearl, framed by braided hair, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 1-1/4 inches); one brooch composed of woven hair, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-1/2 inches x 1-1/2 inches); and one pendant with hair, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-9/16 inches x 3/4 inch). Gross weight 34.80 grams.


    Condition Report*: Gem Type: Glass
    Gem Shape: Triangle-cut, Round-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: An eclectic collection of Victorian mourning jewelry. First brooch tests as 14k gold, is missing parts of the glass. Second brooch tests as 10k gold, pinstem and catch test as base metal. Third brooch tests as 14k gold, pinstem and catch test as base metal. Fourth brooch tests as 14k gold, pinstem tests as base metal, is missing a catch, evidence of lead solder. Fifth brooch tests as 14k gold, tarnish is evident. Pendant tests as 14k gold, completed by a bail.
    *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
    June, 2016
    21st Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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