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Regency Period Dendritic Agate Butterfly Brooch

$3,750.00

Regency Period Dendritic Agate Butterfly Brooch

$3,750.00


Description

DATE: Georgian Regency Period, c.1810

A magnificent antique butterfly brooch dating from the Georgian Regency Period, circa 1810. The wings are set with attractive dendritic agate panels flecked with red, green, and orange; beautifully hand cut to form the fore and hind wings, and body sections. They're mounted in 15 karat gold embellished with alternating triple and single pommel details as well as looped antennae. Exceptionally finely made, and a good large size at 6.1cm width.

STONES 

Dendritic Agate

MEASUREMENTS 

6.1 x 5.0cm

WEIGHT 

13.8g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION 

Good, minimal signs of wear to the gold including some light tarnish and old repairs (visible from the back). A couple of the gold pommels have been replaced

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