Painted Enamel Bird of Paradise Gold Pin/Pendant, circa 1870
Of 18k gold, depicting a vibrantly colored bird in translucent enamel amidst dense clusters of violet
and pink flowers, on a black enamelled ground, enhanced by black and gold stippled and floral…
decoration, the reverse fitted with an oval glass to accommodate photo or miniature, gold pin
attachment and later suspension hook. Chain not included.
Italian or Swiss, 19th century
1 1/4 in x 1 ½ in. (3.2 x 3.8 cm) across.