1930s Sterling Silver Marcasite Enameled Flower Ivory Brooch Germany.
This is a gorgeous, fancy, showy, 1930s to early1940s Art Deco estate bloomed rose, very deep carved ivory flower pin brooch in sterling silver with original faceted marcasites. It is in completely original, excellent condition. It is marked Sterling, Germany and is also tested and guaranteed to be solid sterling silver. It has a stunning, carved, dyed pink to white, blooming rose made of natural material, bone or other. Additionally, it is decorated with original faceted marcasites and large, deeply, recessed enameled green to aqua leaves. Absolutely beautiful color, crafting and depth of presence on this brooch.
Size is large at 2 3/4” tall north to south by 1 7/8” wide across the center east to west, leaf point to leaf point. Depth/height of the carved bloomed rose is 1/2” and highly noticeable.
Weight is 18.8 grams.
Other than a little minor wear directly at the tips of some of the leaf points and a small part of the stem it is in beautiful, original, excellent condition. No damage or repair. Never modified or altered in any way. No touch ups. No dents or dings or bends or deep scratches. No wear to the dyed natural material flower. No cracks or chips or flakes. All marcasites are original; no replacements.
This is an absolutely wonderful and most unusual example of the 1930s bloomed rose which was very popular in the Art Deco era and often found in bakelite, silver, and all other types of jewelry. A lovely early addition for your vintage jewelry collection!!