French Antique 19th Century Silver Paste Turtle Brooch -SOLD
Cute little French antique silver and paste turtle brooch. Our turtle hails from the Napoleon III era towards the end of the 19th century and is marked with the French Assay mark, the Boar’s head, used on small items of silver. He has two little pink paste eyes and his carapace is studded with green and colourless paste stones. There is a pin underneath which closes on a hook. Measurements 3.5cm x 2.75cm, weight 9.3gms. He is in good vintage condition and dates from around 1870-1880.