Antique French Victorian Mourning Hair Art Convex Glass Framed Reliquary
Antique French Victorian Mourning Hair Art Convex Glass Framed Reliquary. Antique French Napoleon III era sentimental hair artwork mourning memento. It is entirely crafted from hair as a lasting memento of a lost loved one.
Set under a domed convex glass and housed within an ebonized wooden frame with brass surround. In overall very good antique condition. This one just has a thick lock of blonde hair with ZB initials and the inscription "Souvenir de ma femme" Memeory of my wife. This item was have been a keepsake intended to exist throughout a lifetime, much the same as a photograph today would be. So popular, specialty shops devoted to this art medium were once throughout Europe, and France, the great factories of works in hair where the artists-designers have spent countless hours working expertly.Dimensions (14 cm) 5.51" height - (12.5 cm) 4.92" width. We are very pleased to help. Please check with your country? The item "Antique French Victorian Mourning Hair Art Convex Glass Framed Reliquary" is in sale since Thursday, January 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Victorian". The seller is "denicheur51" and is located in Bassu.
- Style: Victorian
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Type: frame hair memento