Morpho Butterfly Necklace - Art Deco Sterling Silver Blue Bug Insect Wing Pendant - Antique Circa 1920s Era English Thomas L. Mott Jewelry
Stunning antique circa 1920s Art Deco era sterling silver morpho butterfly wing necklace! This whimsical statement pendant features a dreamy teardrop shaped iridescent blue morpho butterfly wing, preserved under a clear cover. The collectible necklace has pretty floral details, and is shown modeled on a brand new sterling silver 20" chain. An absolutely gorgeous piece of signed English jewelry, perfect for anyone who loves butterflies!
ERA - Circa 1920s - Art Deco
METAL / MATERIAL - Sterling silver pendant, morpho butterfly wing, sterling silver chain
MARKINGS / HISTORY - Back of pendant is vaguely marked "T.LM STERLING MADE IN ENGLAND" for Thomas L. Mott. 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 and cleaned. Clear cover is intact and butterfly wing has been overall preserved. Amazing antique butterfly necklace!
SIZE / MEASUREMENTS - Chain Modeled: 20 inches, Pendant (including bail): 2 1/2 x 1 1/8 inches, Weight (without chain): 9.97 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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