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VICTORIAN antique Whitby jet brooch with a painted porcelain miniature

Price: $398.00
Description VICTORIAN painted porcelain miniature set in jet Tyrolean boy portrait brooch, circa 1870, 2-1/8".

These plaques were made in Austria and sent to Whitby, England, to be mounted in jet for jewelry.

They are a young Tyrolean boy, but are also called the "gypsy boy" or "green boy".

For a similar piece see page 32 in Helen Muller's wonderful book "Jet Jewellery and Ornaments".  View     
Product #25351
All items in excellent vintage condition unless otherwise noted.
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