Edwardian Cicada / Locust Brooch Sterling Silver, French

ITEM: Edwardian Locust or Cicada Brooch

COMPOSITION: Sterling silver, acid tested


CONDITION: Estate Item, excellent

WEIGHT: 6.1 Grams

MEASUREMENT: About 1-1/2 X 5/8"

MARKS: French Assay Hallmark

COMMENTS: This antique pin was crafted in France of fine sterling silver and dates to the turn of the century. It displays incredible lifelike detail and may have been cast using a genuine specimen. Pictured with undisturbed natural patina. Straight pin back and locking tube clasp keeps this secure.

Cicada are famed throughout the world for their song.

The cicada is an ancient polyvalent symbol: resounding themes are resurrection, immortality, spiritual realization and spiritual ecstasy. For the ancient Greeks and Romans they sang in intoxicated ecstasy and were sacred to Apollo and cognate with the dionysiac bacchae and maenad.

Item ID: KA Cicada 7.16MK

Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver, Size: N/A

$450 USD

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