Victorian ornate gilded brass collar pin or brooch with draping chains c.1900 is being offered for your consideration. The brooch is in wonderful condition and was most likely a collar brooch, meant to adorn a neckline or attach a ladies collar to a blouse or dress; today it makes a stunning lapel brooch, tie tack or scarf pin for today's wardrobes. It measures 1 3/4 by 1 3/8 inches ( including chains ). The pin back is the typical pinned roll Victorian design, pin is straight and the locking "C" clasp functions properly. The dangling chains have two different link styles; a flat polished circular link and a twisted textured oval link and appear to be gold filled, they are not marked and have not been tested. This displays desirable age appropriate mellowing with light wear to the finish, nothing in my opinion which detracts from its stunning appeal (some might consider small signs of vintage use undesirable), I revel in a find like this as proof that affirms the age and authenticity of the piece, it will receive a gentle professional hand cleaning, if needed, but no attempt will be made to cover up its vintage previous 100 plus beautiful years of life. Your questions about a specific item for sale in my shop are always welcome. Wear this item with any item in you wardrobe you desire and enjoy the complements it will bring you. (1133b)
Please examine the item(s) in detail by scrolling over it or clicking on the thumbnails as the photos are considered a part of the description. Unless otherwise stated, all items are vintage ( 25 plus years old ) or antique ( prior to WWII ) and have been used by at least one or more previous owners and therefore will show some signs of such use or age and are not new, if you are not accustomed to purchasing antique or vintage items or are looking for a pristine / new item; please, look closely at the pictures and ask questions, if needed. Every effort is made to be accurate and forthcoming in all descriptions; striving for happy return clients is my goal!
If an item you had desired has been ` Removed ', please recheck the site to see if it has been re-listed, often with new updated scan-able photos. If making multiple item purchases please wait for the corrected purchase order to pay or expect a credit for over-payment of your shipping and insurance charges.
18 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Select Antiques w/ Estate 'n Luxury Costume Jewelry for YOU!