Pendant, earrings set (mourning)

Object Number: 
Z.2302.7a-c
Date: 
1820-1860
Medium: 
Gold, jet, hair, glass
Dimensions: 
overall (complete earring): 1/2 x 5/8 x 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 1.6 x 2.2 cm ) overall (pendant): 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1 7/8 in. (
Description: 
Mourning pendant and earrings set, with black onyx set in gold; pendant has loop finding at the top, lozenge-shaped pieces arranged in the capital letter "A", set above square flower with lozenge-shaped petals; square oculus at center with woven hair set beneath beveled glass; wire hook earrings (one missing wire) in the form of 8-petal flowers, with teardrop-shaped petals set alternating at opposite directions.
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Creative: Tronvig Group