Pressed Horn Mourning Brooch Pin Antique Victorian c1860

Magpie

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When Queen Victoria was plunged into deep mourning in the mid 1860's everything black including jewellery became very popular. This is a fantastic antique brooch pin dating from this time, made from pressed horn. Good secure metal c clasp & pin. Well carved but there are very minor surface cracks & 1 tiny chip to an edge please see the pictures.
Size 3.6 x 1.3 cm or 1.4 x 0.4 inches.
Weight 2.8 grams 1.8 penny weight.