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 Memento mori mourning frames with hairwork

 All of these hand made mourning frames are Victorian, made in the 19th century, most with human hair, all in memory of deceased loved ones.

 All the white spots in the pictures are off course light reflections on the glass!
 

 

  memento mori 62

 Big and exquisite French mourning frame with superb palette hair work with incredibly beautiful palette hair work!! Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. Incredibly detailed and fine design of a flower basket and flowers!!! Text: 'E. F. décédée le 11 avril 1892'.
The black lacquered wooden frame is in fair condition, slight damages!! The hair work is in excellent condition for its age!! !!  frame: 30 cm x 25 cm . 

 

    memento mori 61

 Exquisite French mourning frame with superb palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one, here the mother, under glass dome. Text: 'Souvenir de notre mère décédée le 24 Octobre 1895'. The black lacquered wooden frame is in good condition!! The hair work is in excellent condition for its age!! !!  frame: 16 cm x 14 cm . 

 

    memento mori 60

 French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. The black lacquered wooden frame is in good condition!!  The hair work is in very good condition for its age!! !!  frame: 18 cm x 15 cm . 

 

    memento mori 57

 French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. 3 initials surrounded by garlands. The black lacquered wooden frame is in good condition!!  The hair work is in good condition for its age!! !!  the glass behind the hair has a crack!! frame: 17 cm x 15 cm . 

 

   memento mori 56

 French mourning frame with palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass (flat). Flower, garlands and cross. Text: 'Souvenir Joseph Charles, décédé le 27 mai 1876.' The black wooden frame has a crack!!  The hair work is in good condition for its age! frame: 14 cm x 11 cm . 

 

   memento mori 55

 French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. The black lacquered wooden frame is in good condition!!  The hair work is in good condition for its age!! !!  frame: 10 cm x 12 cm . 

 

     memento mori 54

  French mourning frame with hair work. Frame with blond curls. Hair from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Deceased on 23 december 1843! The wooden frame is in good condition!!  frame: 10 cm x 10 cm . 

 

    memento mori 53

  French mourning frame with hair work. Frame full of blond curls with a ribbon. Hair from a deceased loved one under domed glass. The black lacquered wooden frame is in good condition!!  frame: 15,5 cm x 14 cm . 

 

  memento mori 52

  French mourning frame with hair work. Hair worked into braids. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass (flatt). The black lacquered wooden frame has a crack!!  The hair work is in good condition for its age!! frame: 17 cm x 14 cm . 

 

  memento mori 51

  French mourning frame with hair work. Hair worked into a curl. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. Died on may 1883. The black lacquered wooden frame is in good condition!!  The hair work is in very good condition for its age!! frame: 11,5 cm x 13 cm . 

 

  memento mori47

  EXCEPTIONAL French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under slightly domed glass. Hair worked into a very fine decor of a harvested wheat bundle. Incredibly exquisite work!!!! rare design!!! Wooden oval frame with brass rim around the domed glass. Separate golden stars and border are fixed onto the wooden frame!!! The black lacquered wooden frame is in very good condition!! The hair work is in good condition!! Some hairs missing in the lower bundle. frame: 13 cm high and 11,5 cm wide.

 

    memento mori46

 French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. Incredibly fine work!! The black lacquered wooden frame is in good condition!!  The hair work is in verygood condition for its age!! !!  frame: 16 cm high and 13,5 cm wide

 

  memento mori45

  French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under slightly domed glass. The wooden frame is in good condition!  The hair work is in good condition for its age!! !!  frame: 11 cm high and 11 cm wide. 

 

    memento mori43

 French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. Text: 'A souvenir'. The black lacquered wooden frame has a little dent on the side!!  The hair work is in good condition for its age!! !!  frame: 14 cm high and 12 cm wide. 

 

  memento mori42

 French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. The black lacquered wooden frame is in good condition!!  The hair work is in good condition for its age!! !!  frame: 14 cm high and 12 cm wide. 

 

  memento mori41

 French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. The black lacquered wooden frame is in good condition!!  The hair work is in good condition for its age!! !!  frame: 14 cm high and 12 cm wide. 

 

    memento mori39

 French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. The black lacquered wooden frame is in good condition!!  The hair work is in very good condition for its age!! !! Some hairs from the top left curl are loose.  frame: 14 cm high and 12 cm wide. 

 

  memento mori38 

 French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome. The black lacquered wooden frame is in very good condition!!  The hair work is in very good condition for its age!! frame: 10,5 cm wide and 12 cm high. 

 

    memento mori37

 French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome.. The black lacquered wooden frame has some slight signs of age!!  The hair work is in very good condition for its age!! frame: 14 cm high and 12 cm wide. 

 

  memento mori 35 

  French mourning frame with exquisite palette hair work. Hair from a deceased loved one under glass dome: hair worked into a very fine bouquet of flowers. The black lacquered wooden frame is in very good condition!! The hair work is in very good condition for its age!! frame: 14 cm high and 12 cm wide. 19 th century.

 

    memento mori 33

  Mourning frame, Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Hair work in good condition. Left side misses some 'leaves'. Frame: 16 cm high and 14,5 cm wide.

  

  Mourning frame, Victorian memento mori, with hairwork memento mori 30

  Pair of mourning frames, Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Initials F D. Very fine flower wreath. Hair work in very good condition. Frame: 10,5 cm high and 9,5 cm wide.

 

  Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass memento mori 29

  HUGE mourning frame, extremely big & very rare Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Very fine flower wreath. Hair work in very good condition. Frame: 50 cm high and 40 cm wide.

 

  Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass memento mori 28

  Mourning frame, big Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Very fine flower wreath. Hair work in very good condition. Frame: 35 cm high and 29 cm wide.

 

  Mourning frame, Victorian memento mori, with hair work   memento mori 24

  Mourning frame, Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Blond hair curl. Hair work in very good condition. Frame: 14 cm high and 12 cm wide.

 

  Mourning frame, Victorian memento mori, with hair work   memento mori 22

  Mourning frame, Victorian memento mori, with palette hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Hair worked into a very fine bouquet of flowers, surrounded by a hair ribbon. Hair work in very good condition. Frame: 13 cm high and 11,5 cm wide.

 

  Mourning frame, Victorian memento mori, with hair work memento mori 19

 Mourning frame, Victorian memento mori, with palette hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Hair worked into a bouquet of flowers, Initials: L H. The flowers move a little in the frame, but I did not want to open it, not to distroy the text on the back. Hair work in very good condition. Frame: 14,5 cm high and 12,5 cm wide.

 

  memento mori, mourning frame with palette hairwork from a deceased loved one. human hair memento mori 18  ON HOLD

  Rare dated (1840) French hand painted miniature, mourning frame with hair work from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Hair worked into a very fine tableau of a small tomb with a weeping willow next to it; symbol of sorrow and grieve. Hand painted background Text: 'M.D.B., décedée en mars 1840' . Frame: 14 x 14 cm; miniature diameter 8,5 cm. Very good condition!

 

  memento mori, mourning frame with hairwork, 19th century memento mori 10

  Mourning frame, Victorian memento mori, with palette hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Hair worked into a very fine bouquet of flowers, surrounded by a hair ribbon. Hair work in very good condition. Frame: 13,5 cm high and 11,5 cm wide.

 

  memento mori, mourning frame miniature with hairwork, 19th century   memento mori 7

  Mourning frame, rare Victorian memento mori, with hairwork from a deceased loved one under domed glass. Very early 1800 hand painted miniature. The cross and some pieces of the fence in the minitrue are cut out and backed with hair. The scrubs in the foreground are also made of human hair. The scene is a grave monument in a cemetery. It shows a kind of mausoleum. Behind the mausoleum, a weeping willow, symbol of sorrow and the dove, symbol of peace and the Holy Spirit.

Wooden oval frame with little split, but still firm. In very good condition for its age!! Early 1800's!! Frame: 17,5 high and 14 cm wide.

 

 

  SOLD

 

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