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Vintage Italian 18ct Gold Enamelled Horse Brooch


£595 | $810 USD | €662 EUR
Item Number: SA694423
Date of manufacture: 1950
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Corvidae Antique
This antique has been viewed 20 times in the past month with the most views from France.


A fabulous vintage 18-carat gold brooch depicting two trotting ponies, beautifully detailed and highlighted with various coloured enamels. The pin has the gorgeous rich colour of high-carat gold and the many faceted surfaces of the horses' anatomy really gleam as they catch the light.
The piece bears an official national mark used in Italy between the years 1944 and 1968 and revealing the origin of the brooch to be Alessandria in the Italian Piedmont region. Also stamped 750 (18-carat gold) and bearing the maker's number 784. The story continues as there is an English import mark showing a subsequent journey to the UK.
Condition: There is a small dent on the green horse's rump (see photo). Otherwise the piece is in very good antique condition, the enamel appears free of chips and cracks though has worn from the brown horse's nose and slightly along the edges of the tiny hooves. None of these flaws is sufficient to detract from the beauty of the piece when worn.
Secures with a locking rollover clasp.
Size: 5 x 2cm (approx 2 inches long).
Weight: 9.6g.
UK DELIVERY: Free! All items to UK addresses are shipped via Royal Mail Special Delivery.
DELIVERY OUTSIDE THE UK: Free for purchases over 125. For purchases below 125, shipping to addresses outside the UK costs 10. All international deliveries are sent via Royal Mail's Tracked and Signed service, where available.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1950.

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Corvidae Antique
Great Manchester
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