Early French paste large barrette. Marked Sterling with a patent date that I can't make out.
All original and in good condition considering its age. Original patina which could be polished a lot. Measures approximately 3 1/2" wide by 1 1/2" tall and weights approximately 21.2 grams.
It's very hard to find barrettes this large in French paste and in this condition. I will be away from Jan 14 until Jan 30th. There will be some delay on the deliveries.(Jan 6 until Jan 12). The item "Antique Vintage Victorian French Paste Sterling Large Barrette" is in sale since Friday, December 21, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "mighty*mouse*gems" and is located in Concord, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.