Morpho Butterfly Necklace - Art Deco Sterling Silver Blue Wing Reverse Painted Dutch Girl - Antique Circa 1920s Era Patented England Jewelry
Rare vintage circa 1920s era Art Deco sterling silver morpho butterfly necklace! This stunning pendant features a reverse painted scene of a Dutch girl, with an iridescent morpho butterfly wing background. The tear drop shaped pendant is shown modeled on a brand new sterling silver 18" chain. A collectible piece of Art Deco era jewelry!
ERA - Circa 1920s - Art Deco
METAL / MATERIAL - Sterling silver pendant, sterling silver chain, morpho butterfly wing, paint
MARKINGS / HISTORY - Back of pendant is marked "TLM Sterling PAT. 202213 Made in England"
Butterfly wing jewelry's popularity soared in 1924 due to a feature at the British Empire Exhibition by the firm Thomas L. Mott. It remained very popular in England well into the 1930s and subsequently also became a trend in the U.S.
CONDITION - Good antique condition. Sterling silver metal has been professionally polished & cleaned. Butterfly wing has been preserved. Age appropriate patina & wear remains. Amazing antique butterfly wing necklace!
SIZE / MEASUREMENTS - Chain Modeled: 18 inches, Pendant (including bail): 1 7/8 x 3/4 inches, Weight (including chain): 4.82 grams
PRESENTATION: Listing includes a complimentary MJV logo gift box, as shown in last photo. All other boxes are for display only.
AUTHENTICITY: Each item in our shop has been hand-selected and inspected by a GIA Graduate Gemologist.
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