A 9ct gold painted reversed crystal intaglio horse stock pin made by Ernest.M. Pradier (1881-1967). The piece was privately commissioned from Pradier as a 15th (Crystal) Wedding Anniversary gift from Flora Lilian Nelsey to Reginald Arthur Nelsey, of Markyate, Herts in 1948. The round crystal (1.9cm wide) with bridled horse depiction is claw set on a 9ct gold hallmarked bar stock pin, complete with guard chain. 5.1g. Footnote: The crystal engraving and painting process involved is Belgian artist Emile.M. Pradier (Father of Ernest Pradier). The Pradier family are considered the most skilled exponents of this art form.
£250 - £350
Sale Date:4 March 2017 11am