FINE QUALITY ANTIQUE ENGLISH 18K GOLD PEARL SQUIRRELS & BIRD BRANCH BROOCH c1880
An antique English, solid 18 carat yellow & rose gold (tests thereabouts) brooch; beautifully modelled as two squirrels on a branch, with tiny ruby eyes, holding natural pearl 'nuts', and attended by an enamelled bird.
Lovely quality, most distinctive & immensely collectible...so wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Some enamel loss to bird, pplease see pics.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880/90. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 33 x 20 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. 12.5 grams.