ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ENGLISH 15K GOLD PEARL CLERGYMAN PORTRAIT BROOCH c1780
An antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) navette-shaped brooch; set with a row of tiny seed pearls around a rounded glass, holding a finely hand painted watercolor miniature of a clergyman / reverend of the period
High quality, very collectable & wearable too!
CONDITION: Very, very good. Originally a clasp, converted in antiquity. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use, a little dust under glass - see pictures. Small chip to top point of glass
DATE/MARKS: Around 1780/1800. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 42 x 29 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 13.1 grams.