An exceptional French Art Deco Sterling and marcasite pin.
The pierced design is slightly domed, the center has a square of cerulean blue enamel with a delicate marcasite escutcheon in the center.
The silver beneath the translucent enamel is engraved with a a pattern.
The hand set marcasites are three different sizes, the smallest are in the center design.
Very well made with great attention to detail- all edges are millegrain, the center design is riveted through the enamel square, the back of the pin has a lovely engraved floral design.
It closes with a trombone clasp typical of French jewelry of the period.
Measures 1&7/8" by 1.25", total weight is 10 grams.
Unmarked, the pin tested sterling with acid.
A unique and very beautiful sterling and marcasite pin c1930s.
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