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VISIT US IN PENNSYLVANIA ! TearDrop Memories a most unusual antique shop, combining our 2 other TIAS shops, North Fork Pets And Antiques & Maidens Memoirs under one roof. Our shop is located in historic Bucks County Pennsylvania, along the scenic Delaware River:



12 West Mechanic St. 1C New Hope Pa. 18938. (215) 862-3401



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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item QSD627: Memento Mori Georgian  Victorian Paperweight

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Memento Mori Georgian Victorian Paperweight Late Georgian or very early Victorian Ormolu memorial paperweight.
Intensely deep antique mourning memoria.
Heavy black slate based paper weight with two golden finish sea serpents,
as dolphins, incredibly detailed.

Large ornate pallet worked human hair encased in a beveled glass framed brooch,
With seed pearls and gold thread rest atop a fire opal like iridescent backing.
This mourner’s remembrance is deeply embedded into the black stone.

Condition, superb for age, with a chip to the slate base edge and minor nibbles.
Handle is slightly bent and there is a small crack and two chips to the glass panel.
Little detracts from its appeal.
An important paperweight of the highest rarity,
This antique artist triumph was likely made right after a very special loved ones death.

Please visit our 2 other TIAS web shops;
North Fork Pets And Antiques,
for antique Victorian bird cages and vintage Pet animal collectibles.

Maidens Memoirs,
for old Love letters, Victorian Scrap Books, vintage Diaries and Circus freak photos.

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Size: 6 1/2" L x 4" W x 3 7/8" H
 

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Georgian Mourning Human Hair Memorial Large Georgian, early Victorian Memorial Hair Sculpture Paperweight.
Contained within a swirling thick milky white marble base,
a rectangular cemetery landscape vignette with tomb in foreground.
Fashioned from Human Hair, this incredible early 19th century Memento Mori,
has a Weeping Willow tree, gravestone mournfully clad with bereavement wreath and country estate mansion in background.
Watercolor hand painted background of blue sky,
it is secured by a burnished gold brass glass frame.
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Love Lost, intense graveyard imagery.
Ex Cowan’s # 198
Antique funeral Memoria of the highest rarity.

TearDrop Memories offers fine Victorian Mourning Jewelry,
Post Mortem photography Rare Funeral collectibles,
Compelling Cemetery art and Ecclesiastical Death related books.

Please visit our 2 other TIAS web shops;

North Fork Pets And Antiques,
Antique Victorian bird cages,
Vintage Veterinarian, Pet animal collectibles.

Maidens Memoirs,
Old Love Letters, Victorian Scrap Books,
Vintage Diaries, Circus Freak photos.
We’re Dying to hear from you!

Size: Overall, 5.75" W x 4.5" H x ¾” Thick image 3" x 2.5"
 

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Victorian Glass Memorial Paperweight Crystal clear and heavy, a glass paperweight rememberance.
Deeply etched floral set cross with initials A.D. inside laurel wreath on reverse.
Designed to resemble a cherished book, likely the family Bible.
Small chips as shown.
Antique glass funeral rarity.
Size: 3 3/8" x 2" x 1"
 

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Victorian Mourning Hair Paperweight Antique Victorian clear glass paperweight with memorial photograph and sculpted human hair.
Post Mortem remembrance paper weight resealed and in fine condition.
Glare from flash obscures clear details of this 19th century photo memoria.
Size: 3" W x 11/2" H
Manufacturer: Hand made  

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Cobalt Blue Glass Paperweight, The Beginning In The Beginning, vintage cobalt Blue paperweight.
Bold, Heavy and well made, circa 1960.
Size: 3 1/2" W x 1 1/4" H
 

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Victorian Memento Mori Hair Paperweight Human hair memorial paperweight.
Braided brunette brown hair and brass enclosed photograph of decedant set in clear glass paper dome weight.
Fine funeral remembrance.
Size: 3" W
Manufacturer: Hand Made  

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Civil War C.S.A. Conferederate Army Remembrance Paperweight Confederate soldier Tom Pruitt died in 1862, this antique signed paperweight states he was born in 1840.
Lost in war? 1862 was a bloody year. This very heavy old military memorial glass paperweight was likely made post mortem in the 1880's by a loved one.
Rough pontil and free of surface abrassions this large Victorian antique paper weight is signed M.
Size: 4" W x 2 1/2" H
Manufacturer: M.  

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Greenwood Cemetery Victorian Paperweight Antique paperweight Greenwood Cemetery Lancaster Pennsylvania.
Magnificent arched graveyard gates in paper weight photo by Pyro Art Co. First Street N.Y.
Ex Richard Green Antique Post Mortem Collection.
Size: 4" L x 2 1/2" W x 1" H
Manufacturer: Pyro Art Company  

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Domed York Casket Magnifying Glass Paperweight Magnifying glass paperweight advertising York Caskets.
This highly domed antique paper weight was made by York Hoover Body Corp of Philidelphia and York Pennsylvania.
Ex Richard Green Antique Post Mortem Collection.
Size: 3 3/4" Sq.
Manufacturer: York-Hoover Body Corp  

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Antique Undertaker, Embalmer Paperweight Re United With Family! Antique Victorian glass paperweight John F. Kieffer Undertaker Embalmer 515 Girad av. Philidelphia Pennsylvania
Ex Richard Green Antique Post Mortem Collection.
Size: 4" L x 2/1" W x 1" H
Manufacturer: John F. Kieffer  

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Orange Star Casket Company Paperweight Antique Lion advertising paperweight by Orange Star Casket Co.
Very Heavy metal king of beasts.
Ex Richard Green Antique Post Mortem Collection.
Size: 4 1/2" L x 1 1/2" H
Manufacturer: Orange Star Casket Company  

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Scottie Dog Crane & Breed Casket Company Paperweight Early Undertaker Funeral supply company Crane and Breed Scottie dog paperweight.
Heavy Bronze finish Scottish Terrier in fine condition.
Crane and Breed co. of Cincinnatti Ohio known for exceptional horse drawn hearses and coffins, produced these as advertising give aways.
Perfect post mortem pet.
Ex Richard Green post mortem antique collection.
Size: 3" L x 2 1/4" H
Manufacturer: Crane and Breed co. of Cincinnatti Ohio  

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