Rare Aesthetic Antique Victorian Water LILY Brooch STERLING Hallmarked 1890's
A Poetic Rare Aesthetic Movement Antique Victorian Water Lily Brooch with Extremely Fine Cross-Hatch Detailing, Hand Chiseled Accents and Repousse Rosettes on a Sterling Silver Scallop Setting, Magnificent Gradual Patina, Hallmarked Sterling, "C" Clasp Closure, Weight 3.4 Grams circa 1890's!
Measurements: 1-1/2" length (top to stem tip) by 1-1//8" in width. Excellent condition!
This Floral Brooch is a Rare Unique piece! It dates back to the Aesthetic Movement where the focus was more intellectual appreciating art for being beautiful art 'Art for Art's sake'. The Water Lily has a gorgeous delicate defined shape with a superb patina. It is lightweight and sturdy with a curled C Clasp closure. It is hallmarked STERLING on the reverse of the intricate stem.
This Heavenly Botanical Floral is a Fine Example of the Victorian Aesthetic Era!