Beautiful pair of French Clasp mourning/sentimental bracelets with a canine theme.
The bracelet straps themselves are made from woven hair with gols edging and are an Inch wide.
The clasps themselves are silver gilt with a gold edged, glazed top.
Inside is pierced goldwork designs, one of a dog by a tomb, the other of a dog seated under a tree. The background is an indigo blue enamel on patterned metal.
The clasps measure 40mm x 35mm and the bracelets are 7.5" long
The original box is beautiful, a red leather, embossed with a vase of tulips and lined with cream silk and worn black velvet. The hinges and fastenings have gone. It can be repaired but looks lovely tied with velvet ribbon.
The box measures 3" x 6"