An antique brass brooch featuring a bas relief blackamoor in the center. This is an oval shape with taille d'epargne designs in black and white around the center. The blackamoor profile is framed in a triangle. There is a straight pin at the back with an open hook closure.
We do not find any markings on this to tell us a manufacturer. We would place this in the late c. 1880s to 1890s for a time period. This jewelry was very popular during this time frame.
Measuring 2" long and just over 1" wide in the center we find the pin is bent a bit which a jeweler could straighten for you. All enameling in very good shape with a bit of wear to the face which is the higher point on the brooch. A very fine antique piece.