Vintage Chinese Export Chatelaine Brooch with 3 Large Charms – Enamel, Turquoise, Coral – Exquisite!
An incredibly well-made vintage Chinese Export chatelaine brooch from the 1940s. This amazing brooch is called a chatelaine brooch because it has 2 parts connected by a double chain. The charms are outstanding, the whole thing is done by hand.
There are 3 large charms. One is a seal enameled in shades of blue. Next to it, is a large sphere encrusted in natural Turquoise and Coral cabochons. On the opposite side, you will find a royal figure carved from a seed wearing a blue enamel traditional hat and collar.
This is a large and heavy brooch, best suited for heavier materials. It measures 3″ by 4″ when worn and weighs 37.1 grams. It is in excellent condition with some signs of age. Estimated to date from the 1940s Retro Era.