This pendant commemorates the death of a ten year old boy in 1798. It is inscribed on the reverse: ‘Henry Halsey Inft. aged 10 Mos. died 12th Jan 1798.’ and ‘Fond Parents grieve not for thy Infant Son Your God has called him and his Will be done.’
Cameo ca. 1840/50, Italy, English mounting. Museum quality cameo depicting The Allegory of the Night. The goddess Selene is depicted with her main attributes, as the poppies in her hair and the owl holding poppies in its pawns, Moon and star are other two attributes of Selene.