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VICTORIAN jet pendant, hand painted porcelain Gypsy boy

Price: $168.00
Description VICTORIAN Whitby jet pendant with hand painted porcelain Gypsy boy center.  It is a 2" pendant on a 28" black lace ribbon, as it would have been worn back then.  A similar piece can be seen on page 177 of Bell's "Collecting Victorian Jewelry".  The plaques were made in Austria and sent to Whitby, England, to be mounted into jet for jewelry.

They are a young Tyrolean boy, but are also called the "gypsy boy" or "green boy".  For similar pieces see page 32 in Helen Muller's wonderful book "Jet Jewellery and Ornaments".

Product #V29466
All items in excellent vintage condition unless otherwise noted.
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