Victorian Hand Carved Ivory Angel Face & Wings Pin
This beautiful angel pin is from the Victorian (ca1880) era and is made from hand carved ivory. Now a banned material, antique and Vintage ivory jewelry has become very collectible. The pin depicts the head of a three-dimensional angel looking to the side, framed by beautiful wings on either side. The craftsmanship is excellent, including realistic facial features, curled tendrils of hair, and individual textured feathers on each wing. On the back of the pin is the original clasp with a 'c' catch. The ivory is in excellent condition with no chips or breaks to this delicate piece. It would make a beautiful addition to any collection!
Measurements: The pin measures 1 1/2" wide, 1 1/4" tall, and has a depth of 7/8" at the thickest point.
Condition: The pin is in excellent condition. Besides normal surface wear, the ivory has no apparent chips or breaks and the clasp is in good working order. There is some natural color variation to the ivory, which is normal and adds depth to this beautiful Victorian piece.