In a romantic floral and foliage design with a bezel set oblong faceted art glass stone in the favorite amethyst color of the period, this late 1800s-early 1900s brass sash pin exemplifies the taste and tone of the Victorian era. With the requisite curls and curves, flower blossoms on sinewy stems gracefully flank the rich purple glass stone.
The brooch measures approximately 3 inches x 2 inches with a 3/8 inch profile or height. Faux amethyst stone (unfoiled and open back set) is about 32 millimeters x 12 millimeters. Weight of the pin is 26 grams.
Condition is excellent antique. All components original and intact. No dents or improper bends to metal. All soldering secure. Glass stone free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. Facets clean and sharp. Bezel setting secure. Great color. Brass metal has patina and expected age commensurate finish wear. No polishing or abrasive cleaning has been done. Pin shaft straight and secure. Age appropriate c clasp original. No locking wheel. Correct and clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent antique.
The brooch is not signed. It's design, materials and construction indicate a Victorian era production run. Circa 1880s-1910.
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Victorian Brass Floral Foliage Glass Faux Amethyst Sash Pin