This item from Backwoods Treasure Antiques is now SALE PENDING.
More from Backwoods Treasure Antiques
BG283 Victorian Carved Mother of Pearl Shell Star Ruby Marcasite Gold Gilt Silver Watch Fob Slide Pendant Antique
This neat old piece Victorian in era and was either a watch fob or a pendant with a unique bale. This has a carved Mother of Pearl shell base in the shape of a star. On top of this is a star in metal which looks like silver but unmarked. The back of the metal star still has the remains of gold gilt to it though only the prongs have it on the front. In the center of this are gilded in gold prongs containing five 2mm marcasites and one 2mm red center stone which is either ruby glass or a ruby. The bale has a gold gilt or vermeil with a hinge at the bottom allowing it to move up or down. The piece is completely unmarked. The carved shell portion is app. .80inches, the silver metal star is app. .60inches, and the bale/loop area is app. 1/2inch in length and app. .30inches wide. This is in very good condition overall with gilt wear as mentioned. There is also some gilt wear along the bale/loop at some edges. There is tarnish to the back of the star. BG283
International please inquire as to shipping rates as USPS raised rates again effective 1/17/2016 - First Class now starts at $13.50
Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: shell, Size: .80inches
If you are the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and pay for this item.