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Very Rare Collector's Piece!

Fancy beautiful friendship ticket, antique

Measurement: 6 1/4"x 3 11/16", the medaillon: 3 1/2 "x 2 6/8"

Text: 'Sie sahen gütig immer zu mir her

Drum ist Ihr Glück mein heißestes Begehr'

The picture in the locket is composed of many small punched out painted particles and glued to gauze, so that if you were to remove the sheet glued on the back, it would be transparent.

The friendship dedication is also still present, see pictures

Such expressions of friendship were much sought after in the Biedermeier era and were collected in a Liber Amicorum

Age: August 1850

Condition: very good