Important South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

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Lot 8

Three mourning stick pins, 18th-19th century
the first, an 18th century faceted rock crystal Memento Mori pin, oval, inset with a skeleton lying before a gold tablet inscribed I.REST, with a circular plaque above applied with gilt thread initials JC flanked by a pair of putti, to a hairwork ground, later pin, length approximately 75mm; the second in the form of a sword, set with eight- and rose-cut diamonds, the pommel with later pearl, length approximately 77mm; and the third oval, embossed with grapes and leaves, enclosed by a herringbone wirework border, length approximately 80mm (3)    (3)

Sold for R 6 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 7 026

Estimate R 4 000 - 6 000


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