Lot 354 (Jewellery, Watches & Coins Online, ending 12th March 2020 20:00)
Sold for £60
HARDSTONE SET BROOCH,
Victorian and set with a cabochon black and white banded stone within a black enamelled border, along with a matching stick pin, both unmarked, along with an early 19th century hairwork mourning brooch, the hairwork section within an ornate foliate motif border, unmarked, 15.3g gross (3)
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