Antique Georgian Gold Cased Lovers Lovers Eye Brooch Pin C. 1820

Antique Georgian Gold Cased Lovers Lovers Eye Brooch Pin C. 1820
Antique Georgian Gold Cased Lovers Lovers Eye Brooch Pin C. 1820
Antique Georgian Gold Cased Lovers Lovers Eye Brooch Pin C. 1820
Antique Georgian Gold Cased Lovers Lovers Eye Brooch Pin C. 1820

Antique Georgian Gold Cased Lovers Lovers Eye Brooch Pin C. 1820

ANTIQUE GEORGIAN GOLD CASED LOVER'S EYE MINIATURE BROOCH PIN BLUE EYE WATERCOLOR MINIATURE. IS PAINTED ON VELLUM OR PARCHMENT. VELLUM IS PREPARED ANIMAL SKIN OR "MEMBRANE". TYPICALLY USED AS A MATERIAL FOR WRITING OR PAINTING ON.

PARCHMENT IS ANOTHER TERM FOR THIS MATERIAL. AND IF VELLUM IS DISTINGUISHED FROM THIS. IT IS BY VELLUM BEING MADE FROM CALFSKIN.

AS OPPOSED TO THAT FROM OTHER ANIMALS. OR OTHERWISE BEING OF HIGHER QUALITY.

THE MINIATURE IS PROTECTED WITH BEVELED CRYSTAL. WHICH IS SET IN INTRICATE REPOUSSE AND CARVE WORK.

GOLD CASED FRAME WITH SCROLLS. THE CLOSURE IS C CLASP. THE BROOCH IS 1" LONG, 13/16" WIDE. THE WEIGHT IS 4.3 GRAMS. VERY GOOD ANTIQUE CONDITION COMMENSURATE WITH AGE THIS PIN IS A PART OF MY COLLECTION.

WHICH I GATHERED FOR MANY YEARS LOVERS' EYES MINIATURES WERE IN FAVOR IN GEORGIAN TIMES, NORMALLY WATERCOLOR, DEPICTING THE EYE OR EYES OF A SPOUSE, LOVED ONE OR A CHILD THESE PIECES WERE USUALLY WORN AS BRACELETS, BROOCHES, PENDANTS OR RINGS WITH RICHLY DECORATED FRAMES, SERVING THE SAME EMOTIONAL PURPOSE AS LOCKETS HIDING PORTRAITS OR LOCKS OF HAIR THIS FASHION STARTED IN THE LATE 1700S AND MINIATURISTS SUCH AS RICHARD COSWAY AND GEORGE ENGLEHEART WERE AUTHORS OF SOME OF THE FIRST PIECES. The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN GOLD CASED LOVERS LOVERS EYE BROOCH PIN C. 1820" is in sale since Monday, November 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Georgian, Pre-1837". The seller is "shvarubo" and is located in Pennsylvania.

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Antique Georgian Gold Cased Lovers Lovers Eye Brooch Pin C. 1820


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