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1880s Porcelain Scarab Pendant (on white background)
1880s Porcelain Scarab Pendant (back detail shown)
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1880s Porcelain Scarab Pendant

1880s Porcelain Scarab Pendant (on white background)
1880s Porcelain Scarab Pendant (back detail shown)
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A rare hand painted porcelain plaque featuring a very graphic, almost futuristic, scarab. Mounted in a gold filled bezel with a swiveling bale. Dates to the late 19th century, when both painted porcelain jewelry and Egyptian motifs were in vogue.

Materials

Painted Porcelain, Gold Filled Mounting

Date

Late 1800s

Condition

Good. Minor wear to enamel surface, and to mounting.

Size

Approx. 2 x 1-5/8"