A Late 19th Century French Enamel And Diamond Brooch
A late 19th century French enamel and diamond brooch, the centre depicting an enamelled Egyptian Queen with rose-cut diamond-set headdress decorations, within a rose diamond-set crescent, all mounted in yellow gold with a pierced gallery, bearing French gold marks for 18ct gold,Paris 1847-1919, makers mark P.B. , circa 1880, measuring approximately 2.8cm in diameter, gross weight 5.4grams. Unmarked tested as 18ct gold. French brooch in good condition, mininal enamel defiant.
An exquisite late-nineteenth century Egyptian revival enamel and diamond brooch. After Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign in 1798, Egyptian symbolism and styles became very popular in the nineteenth century. This brooch follows in that tradition, and features a delicate Egyptian queen wearing a crown of diamonds set within a crescent moon of further diamonds. This exotic brooch would be striking adorning a scarf or jacket lapel.
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.