Rare, Victorian 15ct, 15k, 625 Gold large Fly, Stick, tie, cravat, lapel pin, Circa 1890
Antique, Victorian, 15carat gold stickpin featuring a large 24.5 x 16.6mm fly mounted on a barley twist pin.
The fly is three dimensional, intricately detailed with facial features together with detailing on the wings and six gold legs – please see images. This fly resembles a blue bottle! and was most likely inspired by the Victorian’s fascination with the natural world and their collections of butterflies, insects etc., and the opening of the National History Museum.
Hallmarked: 15ct (denotes 15carat gold)
MEASUREMENTS: Fly: 24.5 x 16.6mm with a depth of 4.6mm, the length of the pin is 65.7mm
HALLMARKS: 15CT (denotes 15ct gold)
WEIGHT: 2.9 grams
DATE: Victorian (1837 -1901)
Please note that images have been enlarged to show detail. All measurements are listed in the description. All items are Antique, Vintage and/or Pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age. Antique boxes are for display purposes only unless otherwise stated the item will be sent in a Leatherette & Velvet box.