Made from mixed metals to the back and low grade silver filigree. Historic wear, pin is good, marked'CHINA' to the back. These were popular in the early 20th Century Art Nouveau period, made in China at the end of the Qing Dynasty and exported, these are often made from cinnabar, some in jadeite.This one is particularly unusual as it's amethyst. Amethyst is in good condition with no chips or cracks. Please note photos are shown close up to illustrate details. May benefit from a clean but this depends on your preferences when it comes to antique jewellery. This is antique and shows wear.
Brooch Dimensions; 39.8mm long x 31.2 wide. Amethyst size, 33.7mm long x 24.8mm wide.
Pin; Thin pin original to the piece, has a rattle but is secure. Condition; Historic usage and wear commensurate with its age, back worn , setting secure, overall good antique condition. The item "Antique Art Nouveau Chinese Export Carved Amethyst Silver Filigree Oval Brooch" is in sale since Tuesday, January 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Edwardian (1901-1910)". The seller is "carmendozabushido" and is located in Leicestershire.This item can be shipped worldwide.