Taille d'épargne antique Victorian Momento Mori red paste mourning brooch gold filled
Brilliant gold filled antique mourning brooch. Center is accented with a deep almost pink red emerald cut baguette stone. Prong set in high mount. Base of the brooch is decorated with the Taille d'épargne style of embossing. Great vintage condition with normal signs of wear for the age. Clasp has locking mechanism with a barrel hinge. Construction dates this brooch to 1905-1915. This style was typically worn as a mourning piece.
Brooch measures 1 and 3/4ths of an inch wide and 2/3rds of an inch tall.