A Late Victorian Enamel And Diamond Bee Brooch
A late Victorian enamel and diamond bee brooch, the thorax and wings set with rose-cut diamonds, the abdomen with black and yellow enamel stripes, the eyes set with cabochon-cut rubes, surrounded by a heart-shaped white and blue enamelled frame with a rose-diamond-set bow surmount, circa 1890, measuring approximately 2.9 x 2cm, gross weight 4.6 grams.
A charming late Victorian brooch. It features a lovely white heart shaped enamelled frame decorated with blue enamel dots topped with a delicate openwork diamond set bow. Within the heart shaped frame is a glittering bee with diamond set wings and thorax. The body of the bee is decorated with fine black and white striped enamel, adding to the lovely realism of this piece. This alluring and feminine piece was made in around 1890 and would be a perfect addition to a smart summer outfit.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.