Fine, Victorian Gold & Silver inlaid faux Tortoise shell, Pique, brooch, pin, Circa 1880
A fine, antique, gold and silver inlaid brooch featuring a domed, faux tortoise shell with tiny pieces of gold and silver inlaid to create a lattice work and square design with scalloped edge.
This antique example displays skilled craftsmanship at its finest.
In good condition
Complete with T-bar and C-clasp base metal fitting (base metal clasps were often used on victorian brooches for added strength)
MEASUREMENTS: 36.5 x 29.5mm
WEIGHT: 6.3 GRAMS
CONDITION: Very Good
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)