Today are pleased to present a hand painted miniature signed by the artist and set in a gilt 800 silver pendant / brooch circa 1850s.
This wonderful hand painted miniature pendant / brooch was painted in the Georgian french style and is set in an filigree Italian style gilded 800 silver. The piece measures 2.5" x 1.5" weighs 10.7 grams. The portrait is of a women coiffed in a French style and costumed in the Georgian style is expertly painted with excellent detail and features. The portrait is signed by an unknown artist, has a curved glass top and woven silk backing. The pendant has a bail and closes securely with a c-clasp.
This pendant / brooch / pin is in excellent antique condition with no blemishes or repairs. There is a hallmark 800 in a oval cartouche for 800 / 1000 Sterling Silver. The silver is gilded with 22k gold. An Auracle metal tester and JSP testing solution was used to verify the metal content.
Georgian Hand Painted Signed Miniature Portrait Gilt 800 Silver Pendant Brooch c 1790 -1840