It is a beautiful piece. The painting is well done and intricately detailed. It features a lovely young lady dressed in eighteenth century entire holding a dove. It measures approximately 1 1/4" w x 1 7/8" h inches. It is mounted in a rolled gold mounting, which has thicker and more layers of gold than modern gold plated or gold filled brooch and pendant settings.The painting depicts a lovely lady dressed in eighteenth century entire cradling a dove in her arms. This appears to be a one of a kind miniature portrait brooch rather than a stock painting made for a painted cameo.
Ladies holding small birds and animals were and are highly favorited by miniature portrait collectors and hand painted cameo collectors alike. This portrait, on porcelain, is intricately painted, detailed, well done and in good vintage condition. It dates to the early to mid 1800s.It has minor wear, a few very tiny scratches, see enlarged photos. Photo are taken under bright light and enlarged several times. Tiny scratches are expected on a brooch of this age. They appear many times larger in enlarged photos than in real life. In real life most are the size of a pin prick and are not really noticeable when worn. Remember brooch is 1 1/4" w x 1 7/8" h, when looking at photos. The brooch has been gently cleaned. It is ready to be worn or gift wrapped. See photos for full description. See our other listings for more antique, vintage jewelry and estate treasures. We are currently having a sale and accepting offer on all items in inventory. All serious & reasonable offers considered. All serious & reasonable and serious will be considered. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Antique Portrait Brooch Pendant Cameo Hand Painted Porcelain Victorian Bird Pin" is in sale since Wednesday, November 27, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "clburgess1" and is located in Vallejo, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.