Objects of Mourning: Eighteenth Century
Listed in chronological order by the date of each item
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Georgian Era, Sepia-Toned Mourning Miniature
Depicting a Young Lady Standing at the Gravesite
of a Friend or Loved One with the Initials of 'M. B.'
3/4 x 1 3/8 inches (sight)
watercolor (and possibly chopped hair) on ivory; housed in a navette-shaped gold brooch
Georgian Era Mourning Miniature,
Rich with Symbolism, Including a Skull and Crossbones,
Reminiscent of Older Memento Mori Pieces
1 11/16 x 2 1/16 inches (sight)
watercolor on ivory; housed in a gold pendant frame with hair work and a seed pearl bow to the reverse
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