An Antique Russian Gold And Emerald Butterfly Brooch
An antique Russian gold and emerald butterfly brooch, the wings set with sixteen emerald beads, all to a finely engraved background with black enamel decorations, all set in yellow gold mount with gold brooch fitting, measuring approximately 8x4cm, bearing St Petersburg gold hallmark 56 zolotniks for 14ct gold, circa 1890, measuring 8x4cm, gross weight 23grams.
An enchanting and bold butterfly brooch. The butterfly is bright 14carat gold, engraved throughout to give the butterfly a detailed and naturalistic look. Set into the wings are deep forest green emerald beads surrounded by scalloped black enamel decorations. This is a wonderful and whimsical piece with a distinctively Russian style.
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.