Sterling Silver setting and chain with Rock Crystal and butterfly wings.
28'' long chain
Pendant measures 2''
Amended by Winnow: Sterling Silver Chain is a new replacement
Beautiful reverse painted Morpho Butterfly Wing Pendant with a city scene. It depicts a Dutch couple taking a stroll on a river bank with a city silhouette and a white windmill across the water behind them. The vibrant yellows and greens of their garments are made from different pieces of butterfly wings. This was a technique used only by the the Dutch when they made these pictorial pieces.
In very nice condition except for some dings to the back which are pictured, and no flaws to the Crystal or front of bezel setting. Has a good weight to it as the cabochon is crystal and not glass. Marked Pat 02213 Silver, Pat Aug 1924 England. The setting was made in England and the painting style connotes the finished country of manufacture was the Netherlands.
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