This is a wonderfully detailed hand coloured scrimshaw Chinese brooch featuring a very detailed, hand etched and coloured water scene of a gold fish and pond plants, surrounded by a filigree decorative silver surround.
The back of the brooch features a beautifully decorative wire formed reverse, with a safely pin and parrot closure.
The back has a SILVER stamp behind the pin.
The condition of this brooch is excellent. There are no cracks to the cameo, no scratches, and the silver filigree is in good order with no losses.
The clasp is secure and well operating.
5cm x 4cm