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2004/141/1-1 Mourning locket, gold / hairwork / seed pearls, made by John Wilkinson Jeweller & Silversmith, Leeds, England, 1826. Click to enlarge.

Mourning locket, gold / hairwork / seed pearls, made by John Wilkinson Jeweller & Silversmith, Leeds, England, 1826

Made
Mourning locket, gold / hairwork / seed pearls, made by John Wilkinson Jeweller & Silversmith, Leeds, England, 1826

Mourning locket, which has a gold case enclosing an ornamental motif executed in curled hair-work with seed pearls and gold wire on a blue background. Its frame is cast and roses decorate the handle. The pendant loop and border with flowers and leaves is in chased gold relief. The reverse is decorated with engine turning and, in the centre, an oval panel is bordered with chased …

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Summary

Object No.

2004/141/1-1

Object Statement

Mourning locket, gold / hairwork / seed pearls, made by John Wilkinson Jeweller & Silversmith, Leeds, England, 1826

Physical Description

Mourning locket, gold / hairwork / seed pearls, made by John Wilkinson Jeweller & Silversmith, Leeds, England, 1826

Mourning locket, which has a gold case enclosing an ornamental motif executed in curled hair-work with seed pearls and gold wire on a blue background. Its frame is cast and roses decorate the handle. The pendant loop and border with flowers and leaves is in chased gold relief. The reverse is decorated with engine turning and, in the centre, an oval panel is bordered with chased gold flowers and leaves with the inscription: 'Harriet Bower was born July 8th 1809 died March 15th 1826, Caroline Sophia Bower was born June 23rd 1812 died Jan 9th 1826'.

Dimensions

Height

75 mm

Width

52 mm

Depth

15 mm

Production

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Harvard

Mourning locket, gold / hairwork / seed pearls, made by John Wilkinson Jeweller & Silversmith, Leeds, England, 1826 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 14 May 2021, <https://ma.as/350305>

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