Antique French Victorian Mourning Hair Art Ebony Frame Reliquary dated 1862
Antique French Victorian Mourning Hair Art Ebony Frame Reliquary dated 1862. Beautiful antique french black framed, hair art sentimental reliquary. Made during the 1870's Napoleon III period.
The subject depicted is very original, depiciting a monument to the dead near two trees. The glass is slightly convex, it is surrounded by a bronze hoop.There is a document found with the frame, which indicates the origin of this frame. It was manufactured by the "Maison Florentin et Bourlon" founded in Paris in 1839, jewelery and articles in hair - medalist at the World Fair of 1867. On the tombstone is the inscriptionSouvenir de Claude Variot décédé à l'âge de 26 ans. Priez pour lui" "Remembrance of Claude Variot who died at the age of 26. Dimensions (12.5 cm) 4.92" height - (10.5 cm) 4.13" width. Very good condtion as presented on the following pictures. A few wormholes long time gone. We are very pleased to help. Please check with your country? The item "Antique French Victorian Mourning Hair Art Ebony Frame Reliquary dated 1862" is in sale since Monday, December 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Victorian". The seller is "denicheur51" and is located in Bassu. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
- Age: 19th
- Region of Origin: France
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France
- Style: Victorian
- Sub-Style: French
- Material: frame convex glass and hair
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Type: reliquary frame hair mourning