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Estate 14k White Gold Figural Lion Brooch circa 1940s

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Marked "(c) UC 14K" to the underside; 23.1 grams
Item # C104219 

An exquisite figural brooch depicting a lion balancing a polished sphere in his paws with a twisted bow tying the mane back while a small daisy with enameled pedals is tied to his tail. The surface is beautifully textured and his eyes are alight with two polished cabochon green gemstones. A hefty piece, it weighs in at 23.1 grams of 14 karat white gold and the back is sealed with the maker's mark inside the back "(c) UC 14K". The brooch firmly locks in place with a locking "C" clasp.


  • Composition: 14 Karat White Gold - Professionally tested electronically and using jeweler's acid; metal content is guaranteed
  • Markings: "(c) UC 14K"
  • Dimensions: 1 1/2" H x 1 3/4" W x 5/8" D
  • Age: Circa 1940-50
  • Primary Stone: 2 cabochon green gemstones (unexamined)
  • Total Weight: 23.1 grams
  • Condition notes: Excellent vintage condition, no flaws present.