A Phillips Green Enamelled Fish Brooch
A Phillips green enamelled fish brooch, the two stylised fish enamelled in green and oyster colours, a pair of shells enamelled in pink iridescent colour, each centrally set with a pearl, joining the tails and the heads of the fish, all mounted in yellow gold with gold brooch fitting, signed Alfred Phillips, circa 1890, measuring approximately 3.5 x 1.6 cm, gross weight 6.2 grams. Unmarked tested as 18ct gold, pin 9ct gold. Phillips brooch in good condition for its age with minimal signs of wear.
A beautiful brooch from the 1890’s by the highly collectible jeweller Alfred Philips. His use of shimmering, translucent enamel was one of the hallmarks of his exquisite work and gives joy and delicacy to this piece.
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.