A Rare Antique Gem-set Stickpin

French, c.1860


the terminal in the form of a silver hand pinching a single gold coin, with a chased yellow gold cuff mounted with a ruby flanked by two seed pearls, with gold rings on the fingers, one mounted with an emerald.

Stamped with the boar’s head mark for silver.
Later ‘585’ import mark for gold.

Length: 7.9cm