Gorgeous Brooch Pendant, Cast and Chased in Gold c. 1890

in form of a Winged Dragon / Chimera / Griffin

set with a Pearl in the Dragons mouth

and old cut diamonds in one of its wings and its tail

can be worn as a brooch and also as a pendant,

without Chain, (chain is not part of the Offer)

unmarked, 14 ct (585/1000) Gold proved, hollow manufacturing

probably a french "broche Chimere",

in the manner of Vever, Plisson & Hartz and Maison Fouquet

Literature: The Art of the Jeweller, Hugh Tait

A Catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift to the British Museum

similar pieces II Plates p. 282/283 I:Text P.171

Width of the Pendant Brooch: 1,18" (3 cm)

Height of the Pendant Brooch (incl. hanging Pearls): 1,57" (4 cm)

ITEM ID
PICT8715
TYPE
Fine
COLOR
Gold
STYLE
Victorian
ITEM SIZE
Width of the Pendant Brooch: 1,18" (3 cm) Height of the Pendant Brooch (incl. hanging Pearls): 1,57" (4 cm)
ITEM TYPE
Antique
MATERIAL
Gold

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Gorgeous Brooch Pendant Cast Chased Gold 14 ct 585 Winged Dragon Chimera Griffin c. 1890 broche Chimere French

€2,800
~ $2,745

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