True antique / vintage pin - estimating Victorian era. Circa late 1800's to early 1900's. MARKINGS : None that I could find. METAL / MATERIAL : Looks to be a gold plated or gilt metal backing, with a prong set ceramic or porcelain front.
CLASP / CLOSURE : Old fashioned "C" catch clasp. MEASUREMENTS : Aprox 2" x 2 1/2".
INVENTORY NUMBER OR NOTE : x. = Great vintage condition - no damage or quirks found to mention. Paint nicely intact, little to no wear on the front, and porcelain remains free from chips or cracks. Hardware in good working order. In an excellent state of preservation.A picture is worth a thousand words. Please view & enlarge photographs to closely inspect fine details and to determine the amount of patina and/or wear. Most older pieces by nature normally have some degree of both and, unless severe, aren't considered damaged and not mentioned. Especially if obvious and/or prominent in the photos.
Individuals do have varying levels of desire and tolerance for "vintage charm" so do utilize the scroll arrows beside the photos to allow yourself the opportunity to view them all, as they are an integral part and extension of the description. Don't forget to check my other items. ALL OF MY ITEMS HAVE BEEN CAREFULLY STORED IN A SUPER CLEAN, SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT.
KNOW I ALWAYS PAD AND PACKAGE WITH EXTREME CARE - I MAKE SURE EVERY PARCEL GETS SENT OUT JUST AS I WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE IT. INSURE ALL PACKAGES AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU - FOR EXTRA PROTECTION ONCE IT IS OUT OF MY CARE. PLEASE LEAVE FEEDBACK TO INDICATE YOUR ORDER HAS ARRIVED SAFE &. SOUND AND I WILL RESPOND IN KIND.DUE TO THE UNIQUE NATURE OF ONE OF A KIND / VINTAGE ITEMS. I WRITE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS AND POST NUMEROUS CLEAR PHOTOS. THANKS FOR UNDERSTANDING AND HAVE A GREAT DAY!