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Silver & Marcasite Brooch - Maker, Origin Help Please?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:14 pm
by juniorj2012
I have acquired this stunning brooch today

White metal - I have tested it and believe it to be silver, it is not marked as such

1 7/8" in length / width 1" - boat shaped

Lovely Victorian / Deco ( ?) style

Adorned with cut marcasite stones - unfortunately there are at least 8 or 9 missing, though you cant tell from a distance

The setting is so pretty - a flower, leaves & fans

Does up with a secure roll-over clasp. The pin is undamaged

Weight: 10.3g

It is signed, more etched or scratched - I J I W I o (this o could possibly b a 6)/e something has been scratched out underneath that and then at the bottom J I Y or perhaps 4 but a simplified 4 I
I have used capital I's here to replicate vertical lines

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This is so beautiful, but I'd like to find out more if at all possible

thank you in advance

Re: Silver & Marcasite Brooch - Maker, Origin Help Please?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:25 pm
by dognose
Hi,

For me, your images are not showing.

Trev.

Re: Silver & Marcasite Brooch - Maker, Origin Help Please?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:30 pm
by juniorj2012
No, they are not showing for me either :)

I am unsure exactly of how to get them on here - I had the same problem last time I posted

Could you explain to me how I do it?

I would be forever grateful.

Many thanks, Lorna

Re: Silver & Marcasite Brooch - Maker, Origin Help Please?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:41 pm
by juniorj2012
Hopefully I have uploaded these pictures correctly now

To correspond with my request for assistance to identify the origins or maker of this silver and marcasite brooch

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Many thanks