BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE SILVER GOLD DIAMOND PLIQUE-À-JOUR ENAMEL BAT BROOCH c1900
A beautiful antique solid silver brooch; beautifully modelled as a bat, with gold fittings to the back, set with tiny rose-cut diamonds to the body and plique-à-jour enamelling to the wings.
Wow - fabulous quality, most unusual & so collectible...wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and generally very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Some crazing/cracks to enamel, a few small holes - see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1890/1900. European (Austrian?) gold control marks to pin.
DIMENSIONS: 32 x 14 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. 3.3 grams.