A LOVELY ART NOUVEAU SUFFRAGETTE 9CT YELLOW GOLD BROOCH, SAFETY CHAIN - C1890'S, PERIOD BOX. A CHARMING PERIOD BROOCH, WHICH IS SO WEAR ABLE! This is an antique 9ct yellow gold brooch. The brooch is in a charming detailed and elegant period chased design, and is picked out in crystals of amethyst, peridot and a clear. The brooch is complete with marks indicating 9ct gold.
This brooch dates from around 1890's and is fully marked to the rear. It is fitted with a period safety chain. This brooch is being supplied in a period presentation box, which is in used condition 1. This type brooch is exceptionally rare todays market and were not available commercially in period, so many would have been adapted from period brooches by jobbing jewellers, resulting in some unusual designs and a large range of styles. This brooch is from an earlier period and would have been up to 10 years old when adapted and is of premium quality, so a rare survivor?
The glass stones featured are Peridot for Green, Amethyst for Violet, clear crystal for White, supposedly symbolizing the Suffragette movements mantra, Give Women the Vote? These colours were first adopted in C1900 and the colours represent G reen for Hope, W hite for purity and V iolet for dignity. All have been professionally cleaned and refurbished, by our own jeweler prior to sale and can be worn without worry. Is in made up of 9ct yellow gold and is a classic Art nouveau period bar brooch and features a simple floral design and set with sparkling peridot, amethyst & a clear crystals. The overall affect is one of great charm.
The brooch has a safety bar clasp to the rear which is in good order, which is the original. The brooch carries all of it's original marks to the rear and has the hasp for a safety chain, which is still fitted. The brooch measures 2.0'' in length and is 1.0'' wide.
It has an outstanding period patina and has been well loved in the past. Is a blue leatherette period box with a cream velvet pad and a cream satin interior. It has a good hinge and gold tone clasp.
It is in vintage condition 1/2 and shows age related wear to the interior hinge cover. This item is in vintage condition 1.
There is no damage to any of the components apart from surface scratching to the larger glass crystals and some age related delamination to the metal work. The bar clasp is in good order and may be the original. The safety chain is in good.
See condition of the box above? All of our jewellery is carefully cleaned and checked before sale.
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Please review our terms and conditions page for further information. Thank you, we appreciate your business. The item "SUFFRAGETTE ART NOUVEAU 9CT GOLD BAR BROOCH, SAFETY CHAIN C1890'S, PERIOD BOX" is in sale since Saturday, March 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Art Nouveau (1895-1910)".The seller is "t7nee" and is located in Lancashire. This item can be shipped worldwide.