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Large Marcasite & Paste Peacock Brooch

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This brooch was made when there was still a fascination with peacocks. It was a subject which had been used from the 1880s onwards through the Art Nouveau period. It is well made and hand set with iron pyrites chips, known as marcasite, and coral and turquoise glass.

Written by Olly Gerrish
Date & OriginArt Deco (1920-1935), English
Measurements3 ½in(8.5cm) in width by 2" (5cm) high
ConditionGood
HallmarksMaker's mark TM & Co; assayed in Birmingham 1952
ProvenanceEnglish