This is one beautiful and sentimental porcelain brooch. I really thought it was from the late 1800's since it looks authentically like a Victorian piece, but it's vintage, and was painted and signed in 1969. The brooch has been hand-painted with sweet purple violets and green leaves and looks very much like a painting that could be framed and hung. It says "With Love and a Happy Birthday Mrs. Neagle from Margie 1969" and would make such a wonderful gift to pass along to someone specal as a token of your love. It measures 3" x 2", is backed on solid brass, and is in excellent condition.
There was a fashion trend around the turn of the century and earlier, and young girls would start with a plain white blank and hand paint initials, flowers, designs and silhouettes for their friends and sisters. This piece was obviously reproduced later as a remembrance of that trend. View the rest of our incredible porcelain collection at Nancy's Fancy and pick out yours for spring.
This special gem has been part of our personal collection and has been stashed away in a trunk for over 30 years (really!). It’s now time to take it out and share with antique lovers all over the world, so enjoy!
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