Enamel Sparrow Marcasite Brooch Art Deco Sterling Silver
This gorgeous sparrow has a rainbow of colored enamel in shades of periwinkle, aqua blue, purple, lilac, brownish/mauve, yellow and green. It has glittering faceted marcasite stone accents on the head and wings. There are no missing stones. The there is bright red crystal rhinestone eye. This lovely bird is perched upon a branch which is also done in enameling. The setting is done is molded and shaped Sterling Silver which gives the sparrow a gorgeous 3-dimensional look. It is marked Sterling Silver for metal purity and also marked Germany. It measures 2 1/4" long and has a 2" wing span. This piece is c1920-1930 and is superb condition for it's age. As you can see from the photos the enamel is bright, clean and shows minimal wear. The sterling has been hand polished and is also bright and clean. Any white spots you see in the photos are glare from from our camera. A piece for a serious collector of enamel jewelry!