ANTIQUE NATURAL SHELL GOLD & SILVER PIQUE BIRD PENDANT c1870
An antique natural shell charm or pendant, modelled as a bird, with finely inlaid gold and silver piqué decoration to the wings.
Unusual, collectible & perfect for wear on a chain!
CONDITION: Some signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Some natural cracking/loss around tail - possibly an old repair, see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1860/80. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 32 x 16 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. 1.9 grams.