Small antique Georgian dog brooch pin. Sentimental Mourning Romantic with hair. Measurements: Total height is 19mm (3/4inch).
Ruler in picture is in inches. Small brooch in the shape of a dog. Naturalistically shaped with engraved detail for the coat.He looks like a Labrador or Retriever. A moulded collar with links attaching a very simply cut old diamond. The dog sits atop a gold bordered oval with woven / plaited blond hair, presumably of a loved one, whether a romantic or familial relation. The symbolism of a dog's loyalty, love and devotion is clear even two centuries later.
Hinged bar pin and c-clasp. The dog and base are made of one piece of gold and not two attached parts. Marks: none, as is to be expected of a piece of this age. Condition: good with negligible wear commensurate with age. Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers.Feel free to ask question. We would appreciate it if you notify us in advance, and explain the reason for the return. Please pack carefully to ensure the item reaches us in the same condition it left here and don't forget to insure and track properly. These charges are the buyers responsibility. The item "Antique Georgian Brooch Dog Pin 18k Gold Diamond Drop Labrador Retriever (5503)" is in sale since Thursday, January 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Georgian, Pre-1837". The seller is "brendaginsberg" and is located in Boca Raton, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.