A rare hand painted porcelain plaque featuring a very graphic, almost futuristic, scarab in green and purple tones. Mounted on a simple gilt brass plate with a bale. Dates to the late 19th century, when both painted porcelain jewelry and Egyptian motifs were in vogue.
Painted Porcelian, Gilt Brass
1-3/4 x 1-3/8"
Good. Minor surface wear. New bale.