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Enamel and Seed Pearl, 12 ct Yellow Gold Mourning Brooch - Antique Circa 1835


An exceptional, fine and impressive enamel and seed pearl, 12 carat yellow gold mourning brooch; part of our diverse antique jewellery collections

SKU C7253

This exceptional, fine and impressive antique brooch has been crafted in 12ct yellow gold.

The brooch has a rounded rectangular form, ornamented with a scrolling leaf decorated border.

The surface of the brooch is embellished with twenty impressive seed pearls.

The pearls are encompassed with a band of impressive black hot enamel bearing the elucidating wording 'In Memory Of'.

The centre of the brooch is ornamented with further black enamel incorporating a scrolling foliate design accented with a blue enamel decorated buds and floral motifs.

The posterior of this exceptional Victorian brooch is ornamented with the contemporary engraved inscription 'Richardson Borradaile Esqr Obt 18, May, 1835, at 73'.

The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and clasp.

This mourning brooch with pearls has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 12 carat gold.

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This impressive antique Victorian brooch is exceptional quality, set with impressive seed pearls.

This mourning brooch with pearls is an exceptional gauge of gold and is in exceptional condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of mourning jewellery

Length of setting 3cm/1.18"

Width of setting 2.31cm/0.91"

Across pin 2.8cm/1.1"

Height of setting 4.14mm/0.16"

7.16 grams

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