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Ref  FD2  La Modestie

A most unusual gold pendant/brooch, circa 1800. The central compartment contains a Bristol blue glass panel inscribed in gold lettering in French, the language of love : La modestie est une Charme Qui Seduit, [Modesty is a seductive charm].  It is set within a surround of natural half pearls and attached to a 9 carat gold chain.The pendant measures 1 and 1/8 inches by 1 and 1/8 inches and the gold chain is 16 inches long. Trés charmant.

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