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Antique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick PinAntique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick PinAntique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick PinAntique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick PinAntique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick PinAntique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick PinAntique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick PinAntique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick PinAntique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick PinAntique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick Pin

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Dates to the Victorian era, circa 1880.

Crafted in solid 18K yellow gold, and bearing the French eagle’s head hallmark. No maker's mark.

Featuring a hand-carved and painted portrait of a Miniature Doberman Pincher - at least that is my best guess, as I am not an expert on canines. Beautifully detailed and carved in genuine polished rock crystal. Set with a gold backing, as opposed to mother of pearl.

The stick pin measures 3.368”, while the top measures 0.60”. This piece weighs 4.1 grams.

Condition is very good, however there are solder repairs to the back, presumably done to keep the crystal from jiggling about the setting (which they do with age sometimes).

Item ID: 2014-10-H


Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Gold, Size: N/A

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Antique Victorian 18K Gold Miniature Doberman Pincher Essex Crystal Stick Pin

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Laura Howden Dies
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