This very pretty ladies' lapel pin is from around 1890-1900. It is gold over base metal with no marks. It has the C-catch and projecting pin bar of the period. This pin is in the shape of an intricate knot with some decorative work on a ring in the center. This "love-knot" motif was popular during Victorian times; many a gift in this motif was given to a loved one or friend. This pin has a hook on the back designed to hold a locket, fob, or lapel watch. It measures 1 1/4" wide X 7/8" high. It is in excellent original condition.