French Victorian Holy spirit brooch

Antique French Holy spirit 18k gold brooch, dove shape. Rare regional jewel from the 19th Century.


French Victorian Holy spirit brooch in 18k rose gold. This brooch takes the shape of the dove of the Holy Spirit in a stylized way. The bird is decorated with seven foiled citrines, the wings are decorated with green enamel dots on a white enamel background. The dove holds three citrines in tassel. The tail of the bird is highlighted by three paste stones. It is most probably a pendant transformed into a brooch. Regional jewel of the late 19th century, Aurillac, Auvergne region.

Owl hallmark Dimensions : 36 mm x 26 mm

Note: the pin on the reverse is a later add than the rest of the jewel.
Condition: missing enamel, scratches from use. The gold is dented and pierced on the back with a tassel. Two small chips on stones.

Weight : 6,93 gr

Historical note: it was common for jewelers of Perpignan to carry out orders of jewels for the Auvergne, in particular the realization of pendants Holy Spirit.

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Kind of jewelry

broche ancienne st esprit Aurillac

French Victorian Holy spirit brooch