Antique Georgian Gold Filigree Pique and Ruby Butterfly Brooch

Antique Georgian Gold Filigree Pique and Ruby Butterfly Brooch

A striking Georgian gold filigree and cannetille detailed pique butterfly brooch. The wings formed of a single piece of tortoiseshell are adorned with inlaid gold leaf shaped pieces and centrally set highly ornate gold cannetille work relate from the body of the butterfly. The highly detailed and hand formed gold body a top two round, faceted ruby eyes sit from which masterfully crafted proboscis protrude.

Early 19th century, Circa 1830.

  • Dimensions: 59mm (width) x 44mm (height)
  • Hallmarks: Unmarked not unusual for the period and tested throughout as gold using a touchstone
  • Gross weight: 7.3 grams
  • Condition:¬†Overall very good condition commensurate with age and use. The fine gold work is in very good condition with most details intact and brooch pin opens and closes securely

Product SKU
HOW-BR703

£1,500

1 in stock

Ask a Question