Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu (26 March 2019)

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Date of Auction: 26th March 2019

Sold for £120

Estimate: £140 - £180

A Victorian reverse painted crystal dog brooch, the round cabochon crystal reverse carved and painted to depict the head and shoulders of a pug wearing a red collar with a bell, collet set within a beaded surround, to a gold safety pin bar brooch, brooch length 33mm. £140-£180

Condition Report

The pug is quite well modelled with just a few small patches of wear to the paint (only really visible with magnification), the brown eyes are very dark. The crystal shows minima wear. The gold mount shows light wear only. Crystal diameter 18mm.