This wonderful 19th century unique little work of art is created completely of feathers! The scene of a colorful songbird on a garland of flowers is so realistic. The ground the picture is created on is a curved bowl of mother of pearl, the sheen and the shape of the mother of pearl adds to the 3 dimensional quality of the picture. The garland of flowers is comprised of little blue forget me nots and at the bottom a mesmerizing pansy in deep purple and brilliant yellow. circa 1880, 14k yellow gold.
Details.....The jewel measures 1.09" across and is in excellent condition for its age. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels, we consider it a part of their charm.
Item number kv177.