Victorian "Hound & Hare" Diamond Bar Brooch
DATE: Victorian, c.1890
This antique bar brooch follows a hunting theme, popular throughout the 19th Century. To the left is a greyhound, running at full tilt and set with rose cut diamonds and a ruby eye; while to the right is a hare in full flight. Modelled in 9k gold and silver.
Rose cut Diamonds and Ruby
Width of brooch: 6.2cm - Greyhound: 24.9 x 5.1mm
No marks present, tests as 9k gold and silver
Very good, some light tarnish to the bar - easily polished out