Antique Nouveau Brooch 18k Gold Diamond French Foliage Leaves 19th Century (6565)


Antique Art Nouveau brooch. 18k yellow gold and diamond. Made in France, late 19th century.  <P><P>
Measurements: Well over 2 1/2 inches long (approximately 7cm). Weighs 4.7 grams. <P><P>
Description :  Elegant elongated brooch epitomising the style, taste and class of late 19th century Paris. Art Nouveau theme of overlapping foliage on twigs and little stems. Center is an elongated oval which tapers to a long, long line, ending on either side with a bud-like enclosure of gold. The center of the openwork foliage is a collette-set old European cut diamond.  Tube clasp with a gold flower on the outside.  <P><P> Excellent workmanship. Excellent design and great, great French quality. Understated elegance - the perfect item to finish off a smart outfit sending a subtle message that the wearer is a woman of taste and refinement.  <P><P>
Marks: Pin has French eagle head hallmark, indicating 18k gold.    <P><P>
Condition: Good with negligible wear commensurate with age and use.  Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer.


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