Antique Australian 15ct Gold Seed Pearl Pendant/Brooch By Willis and Sons Circa 1900

Superb and versatile combination pendant / brooch by one of our iconic early Australian jewellery firms Willis and Sons.

Constructed from 15ct gold and hallmarked to the verso with Willis and Sons infamous hallmarks.

With full hallmarks to the verso with the guarantee mark for 15ct gold of the ‘hanging fleece’ which indicates this piece is prior to 1904. After 1904 Willis and Sons used the ‘W’ hallmark.

Modelled as a celestial crescent supporting to the centre a dove and studded with natural seed/half pearls, all of which is set to a raised and ornately pierced gallery.
The central feature measuring a nice 2.4cm x 2.3cm, and from the top suspension loop a drop of 4.6cm.

Such a wonderful piece, perfect for the collector of early Australiana but also a very wearable piece of jewellery.

STONES
Natural seed/half pearl
MEASUREMENTS
4.6cm drop from loop
2.4cm x 2.3cm
WEIGHT
3.76 Grams
MARKS
‘Unicorn’ / 15 / ‘Hanging fleece’ guarantee mark for 15ct gold
CONDITION
Very good to excellent antique condition.  All pearls original with no re-gluing.  Warm patina to gold.  Original C clasp and we believe the metal pin is also original.
Please note chain & box are for display only

Purchase Summary
    
Laybys available on all items $500 and over. Contact us for more details.

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