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Antique Victorian Large Rotating Mourning Brooch With Hand Painted Porcelain Panel (A1183)

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A Victorian brooch in the gold tone pinchbeck type metal.  The brooch is of large size with a double twisted border.  It is mounted with a hand painted porcelain panel of a young woman holding a child.  The most interesting feature is that the centre panel can be rotated showing the back instead.  Currently the back is vacant presumably it originally held perhaps the hair of a departed loved one.  There was likely a glass cover although this is now lost.  The retention ring remains so it would be possible to refit a glass or cover should you wish.   It has a very large pin with simple hook fastener.  There are no marks and it dates around 1860.


Measurements (approx)

Height : 65.2mm

Width : 57.4 mm

Material : Pinchbeck & ceramic

Weight: 37.50 grams (before packing)

Condition:   A couple of scratches to the ceramic front.  Minor wear to the metal work.  Back is vacant and there is no glass present. Cleaned, polished and ready to wear or gift.

Code: A1183  AP22-2



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