Art Nouveau / Late Victorian tie pin. 14k yellow gold and peridot. Made circa 1890-1900.
Measurements: 2.5inches (6.5cm) long. Peridot is 1/2 inch (13mm) long. Weight of pin is 4.0 grams.
A hexagonal shaped peridot, worthy of a royal parure centers this magnificent tie pin. Colette set mount encircled by the body of a scaly snake that winds around itself and then dives down to parallel the pin at the back. Beautifully made in the style and period of Faberge.
Marks: there are no hallmarks, but we acid tested the gold which is at least 14k.
Condition: Generally good with minor wear to the gold, commensurate with age. Please see enlarged photos for details. Do not hesitate to ask questions, which we will do our best to answer.