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Antique 1850's pink pastes, black enamel white dots, silver turtle shell comb.

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Hair combs/pins2 of 8Art nouveau Murrle Bennett comb, turtle shell 9ct gold and mabé pearls. Kyratised!Antique natural seed pearls filigree flowers trembler hair ornament.
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    Posted 2 years ago

    kyratango
    (431 items)

    Bought yesterday, arrived at noon!

    Yes, another French "bargain", make an offer, free insured shipping!
    Yepeee :-)

    12cm wide.
    10cm high.

    Napoleon III era, around 1850.

    Unmarked silver, immaculate turtle shell prongs, pink foiled pastes with maybe 2 or 3 replaced. This kind of black enamel with black dots is rather fragile, this piece has only a few bruises...

    Pic #3 before kyratisation, pic #4 after completing white dots.

    Usually described as Georgian, French, I rather see those pieces with eagle's or boar's head hallmark which situe them not earlier than 1838!

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    Comments

    1. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      See a fantastic necklace, similar decor:
      http://www.ebay.com/itm/312003176006
    2. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Lovely fancy tortoise shell comb


    3. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Thank you Jenni! :-) Pascale

      Thank you for your lovely visit, Hel1!
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      Very nice find, Pascale~!
    5. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      You're very welcome Pascale, and very nice to meet you, love your name!
      Your friend, Jenni
    6. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 years ago
      That is so very beautiful !!! What a fabulous find. I want one too :) !!
    7. Gillian, 2 years ago
      The necklace you found looks like a perfect match Kyra. The comb is very special indeed. Love the pink.

      Nutsaboutas6 needs some deleting of double posts. It's so easy to do.
    8. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      :-D Jenni :-))

      Ken! Thanks for your 3 enthousiastic comments and love ;-) combs are a nice collection to begin!

      Gillian, indeed! I'd love to get the necklace too :-)))
      thank you :-D

      Manyvthanks for your loves, Radegunder, Mani and Fort!
    9. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      Wow... to think of the lady/ ladies that wore this...
      pulling it out of her hair and her tresses falling.
      This is one spectacular piece!
      I love it and I want one!
    10. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      Ha!, every time I see your profile picture,
      I crack up!
    11. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 2 years ago
      Wow Pascale, this is so beautiful.....I need one of these too!!!
      Amazing isn't it to be so old but in such wonderful condition!!
      Don't you just love buying locally :-))
    12. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      Glad that you rescued this piece !
    13. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Ms.C! That's mainly why I love antique jewelry, it is full of memories and you can imagine so much stories from these old times...
      Ha doggy is a so funny image from Internet, she found a denture while digging :-) Thank you!

      Judy, indeed, it was well cared for, thanks! Now you'll have to go on hunting for finding one nice comb for yourself :-) And yes, it is fabulous to shop locally, faster and cheaper!

      Phil, many thanks for your always nice comments and loves on my posts! XOXO

      Thank you all for your loves, Vetraio, Aura, Lisa, Elisabethan, Caperkid and Mike, love back to you!
    14. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 years ago
      Very nice!!
    15. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Aww, thank you Mrstyndall!

      Many thanks for your loves, Paul, Enameled_B, Manikin and Valentino :-))
    16. lentilka11, 2 years ago
      love love love!
    17. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Oohh, many thanks Lentilka! It is an unusual piece :-)
    18. Coopergirl Coopergirl, 2 years ago
      Beautiful!
    19. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Thank you Coopergirl for your beautiful comment and love :-D

      Many thanks for your loves Lamplover :-)

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