"Lady's Eye" Antique Lapel Pin

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About

14K rose gold lapel pin, inlaid with black enamel. Luminous miniature painting of a lady's eye. Made in England, circa 1870's.
11/4" diameter. "Mother " inscription on back of pin.
This is a beautiful, pristine, original example.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    England
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Diameter
    1.25
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU99193788
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