Antique Blackamoore brooch consisting of eight Blackamoore heads made of white and black enamel and seven oval and cushion set Coral cabochons. The Corals have a vivid tomato red color . The brooch is made of silver 800 ( tested) and partly gilded. The gilding has vanished because oft he age. It is marked “Patent“.Jewelry patents were common in the past, when jewelry designs couldn't be copyrighted. The brooch is in excellent condition and is dated at the 19th century.
Length: 2 inch (50mm), Width: 0.4 inch ( 10mm)
Antique Blackamoore and Coral brooch, silver 800, 19th century