Rare Antique Victorian German Carved Santa Claus Brooch Christmas Pin Erbach For Sale
CRAB_HORSE on carefully selected vintage and antique jewelry
PERIOD ca 1890s-1910s
DESCRIPTION **most unusual antique German brooch
**made of carved elk antler (probably Erbach region, known for its carved jewelry)
*this depicts Santa Claus in a sleigh leading a reindeer! i have tried to include a closeup of the bearded face (please note the item is not as yellow as in this close-up; the first and third pictures are the accurate depictions of the color)
**the background may be stylized trees, it is very finely carved
**metal pin catch and stem attachments
**fun and rare old Christmas brooch! i don't see Christmas jewelry from this era very often!
DIMENSIONS **measures about 2" by 1" **weight is 2.3g
CONDITION excellent; the carving is very delicate. upon loupe inspection, i didn't notice any breaks or missing pieces, but please study the pictures in case I have missed anything (brooch is not as yellow as it appears in my closeup due to the lighting)
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Rare Antique Victorian German Carved Santa Claus Brooch Christmas Pin Erbach: $75