ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ENGLISH GOLD SEPIA MINIATURE BROOCH c1780 MAIDEN & LOVEBIRDS
An antique English, solid 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) sentimental / mourning brooch; set with a rounded glass over a hand painted sepia miniature, depicting a maiden accompanied by two lovebirds on a plinth.
A very pretty little Georgian period brooch...so collectable & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and generally good, with some signs of wear commensurate with age and use. A few shallow dents to back. Pin itself is probably an old replacement, of no consequence.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1780. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 30 x 15 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. 3.8 grams.