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Ref  MK5   Eye Miniature Bracelet

A most unusual eye miniature bracelet, circa 1830 - 1840. The high carat gold bracelet is set with a large cabochon banded agate, a stone used in mourning jewels. The agate surmounts a locket compartment which conceals a watercolour miniature of a male eye with blue iris and brown curl, under crystal. [The eye was intended for private viewing only]. The bracelet is substantial, weighing 46 grams. It is 7 inches long and the links are 3/4 of an inch wide. The eye miniature locket compartment measures one inch by 1 and 1/8 inches. A competently executed eye miniature, completely original and original to the bracelet. The whole is immaculate.

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