Lily of the valley Russian brooch

1000

Brooch in the shape of a sprig of lily of the valley and its bells decorated with diamonds.

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Lily of the valley Russian brooch in rose and yellow gold 14 karats. The brooch represents a sprig of lily of the valley flowered with five bells adorned with old cut diamonds. The bells are mobile. The beginning of the stem is adorned with a crescent moon adorned with five rose-cut diamonds, this part is in yellow gold. In total, the brooch is set with eleven diamonds. Russian brooch from the Art Nouveau period, pre-Russian Revolution. Late 19th – early 20th century.
Hallmark 56 Zołotnik (active between 1882-1925), scallop hallmark for 14k gold. Goldsmith’s hallmark A… crushed. Double-headed eagle hallmark half inscribed.
Dimensions : 18 mm x 48 mm
Note : the closing system works
Condition: scratches from use
Weight : 5.18 gr
**The antique box is not sold with the item**
To know more about the lily of the valley : As a symbol of spring’s arrival, the lily-of-the-valley was a favourite flower of the Russian Empresse, wife of Tsar Nicholas II. A Fabergé enamelled brooch, set with a similar diamond sprig of the flower, was given by Empress Alexandra Feodorovna to Marion Louisa ‘Pollie’ Delmé-Radcliffe, Baroness Ungern-Sternberg in June 1898 (Christie’s, London, 29 November 2010, lot 220)

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lily of the valley brooch

Lily of the valley Russian brooch

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