A beautifully painted reverse carved intaglio brooch/pendant
The cabochon-cut rock crystal of heart-shape, painted to depict a fox’s mask, with mother-of-pearl panel to the back. The fox's mask is in very deep relief giving fantastic detail on the fox's teeth, eyes, tonal colours of fur, whiskers etc. The mother-of-pearl has a lovely bright lustre and the rock crystal is in good condition with some very slight scratches consistent with age. The brooch/pendant has a fixed brooch pin and a bale. The white mount is not marked. With later rope link silver chain.
The length of the pendant including bale 3.8cm, width 3cm. The later chain is 64cm.
A beautifully painted reverse carved intaglio brooch/pendantThe piece is in very good condition with some very slight wear to mount which is consistent with age.
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