Large, stunning and all original Victorian combination brooch/pendant by early Australian jewellery firm Willis and Sons circa 1890.
Modelled from lush and bright 15ct yellow gold in the ever popular celestial style of a ‘starburst’ and set throughout with creamy white natural half pearls.
Versatile given this example is both a brooch and with the addition of a hidden bale to the verso also can be worn as a pendant if desired.
Hallmarked (slightly faded) with Willis and Sons hallmarks and the M.J.A guarantee mark for 15ct gold.
Natural half seed pearl
Unicorn (faded stamp) / 15 / ‘Hanging Fleece’
Very very good condition. Pearls are all original with no replacements or re-gluing. Original pin and pointed trombone C clasp both in excellent working order. Slight marks to ‘bloomed’ matte finish gold on the rear but insignificant and superficial. Original gold safety chain and pin.
Please note chain is for display only
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