Lovely Edwardian style porcelain portrait brooch features a fanned design with a focus young lady in off the shoulder gown in white and pale blue. Brooch measures 2-1/2 x 1-3/4" and as the older c-clasp on the back. There is a mark but I have not been able to identify the maker. Some wear to the portrait but coloring is still very good with no cracks or deep scratches.
Portrait Jewelry was a favorite of our ancestors and their skills and
love for the art were passed down for generations. The beautiful images including loved ones, flowers and pastoral romantic scenes were favorite subjects.
Although similar in design, each one became a one of a kind work of art.
Hand painting was of the finest and was done on porcelain, ivory and other materials. For those not so artistically inclined,(or later for mass production) lithography was applied to the base and then "hand touched" or accented by another. One famous designer of such lithography was "Fraggonard".
These romantic scenes are usually signed at the bottom. Factories in Limoges, France supplied porcelain blanks and lithographies were done for for young women to use as a parlor craft to increase their "cultural" dowery
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