This very unusual brooch, dating to the early 19th Century, is made of tested 12 to 14 Karat yellow gold. Sometimes referred to as a fichu brooch, this one does not contain your typical central hair compartment.
The brooch, or pin, has a central carved coral rectangle which is surrounded by a gold rim which is heavily embossed. The outer borders are made up of eight carved coral ovals. All the coral, a deep orange in color, has pretty leaf carvings.
The pin measures 1" by 3/4". It closes with an extended c style clasp and weighs 5.2 grams. It is in wonderful antique condition.
PLease Note: for any desired international shipment, advance approval is required before placement of orders. Out of country shipment must be by express mail international. Please see my shop terms of sale.
Thanks for looking.
31 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Antiques and whimsies from a gentler age.