Antique Victorian Stick Tie Pin 18k Gold French Birth Of Love Unisex (6720)


Antique Victorian Tie or stick pin. 18k gold. Made in France, 19th century. Unisex - suitable for a man or woman.  <P><P>
Measurements: Weight is 5.31 grams. 2 3/4 inches (a little under 7.5cm) long. <P><P>
Description : Figural tie pin depicting a small, winged cherub emerging from a cracking egg. This mythological allegory refers to the Birth of Love. Both cherub and egg with great detail, from the cracks and tears in the egg to the face and wings of the cherub and most endearingly, his foot pushing through the eggshell. A delightful jewel for a very smart person.  <P><P>
Comes in original fitted box with golden velvet inside and a lovely mottled, marbled faux marble on the outside.  <P><P>
Marks and Metal: French Owl mark for 18k gold of unknown origin.   <P><P>
Condition: Good with negligible wear commensurate with age.  Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer.


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