Presented pin is a fine French 18K brooch made of colorful barbules exotic bird feathers,
Bright color barbules of exotic bird feathers painstakingly arranged in a bird picture
with red cap and iridescent blue bottom.
The bird appears standing on lifelike ground made of incrustation
of unknown material.
All is set on a mother of pearl plaque which is so thin that is translucent
when looked against the light.
The oval picture is set in filigree gold open back bezel showing
the back of mother of pearl plaque.
The brooch measures 31 mm X 27 mm (1 1/4" X 1 1/16").
It is equipped with C clasp with long tubular hinge.
The C loop and the needle are hallmarked with eagle
which is old French hallmark for 750% gold (equal to 18K) jewelry piece made in France.
The weighs is 5.9 grams.
Excellent antique condition commensurate with age.
The jewelry box is shown for display only.
Victorian French 18K Exotic Feather Work Bird Brooch Pin