Antique Rolled Gold Lily Leaf Pin

This is a lovely little pin that we believe dates to mid-Victorian times. It is made in rolled gold, with a thick gold layer over a base metal. Although there are no gold content markings, this tests as 14kt gold. The design is a carved leaf, perhaps a philodendron leaf, on a textured field. The oval top of the pin has a beaded edge. The piece is small, just 1 1/8" long overall. The back of the pin has an old tube hinge, the primary clue as to its age. It also has a locking clasp, which is clearly a replacement. There is also a loop on the back, likely originally used to dangle some important keepsake from; it could like be used to turn this pin into a necklace.

This item is in good shape considering its age; the back of the pin is slightly mis-shapen. The front is in very good condition with a little bit of buffing on the polished gold tone of the leaf design.

Item ID: 22036

Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: gold, Size: One Size fits all


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