Victorian Hand-Painted Porcelain Brooch  'Girl with Curls'Victorian Hand-Painted Porcelain Brooch  'Girl with Curls'Victorian Hand-Painted Porcelain Brooch  'Girl with Curls'Victorian Hand-Painted Porcelain Brooch  'Girl with Curls'Victorian Hand-Painted Porcelain Brooch  'Girl with Curls'

This special piece is an oversized hand-painted porcelain brooch, which is very typical of the Victorian era. It was painted about 1880 and is a portrait of a young Victorian girl with curls and hat, wearing a yellow dress. She is surrounded by beautifully painted aqua forget-me-not flowers on the bottom half of the brooch and is probably a self-portrait.

It was a fashion trend back in those days for young girls to paint their own jewelry and this piece is just one in a collection that I have had stashed away for more than 30 years in a trunk, believe it or not. It measures 2.50 inches long x 2.0 inches wide and is in good antique condition with the normal bit of wear from age and use. The back has a hand-made brass backing and a "C" curve closure, was typical of much of the jewelry of that period.

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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: blue, green, yellow, white, brown, Size: 2 1/2 inches, 2 inches

Victorian Hand-Painted Porcelain Brooch 'Girl with Curls'

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