Antique Chinese Export Cloisonne Enamel Mandarin Duck Brooch Pendant
In Asian culture, the Mandarin duck is symbolic of harmonious love and faithfulness, as Mandarin ducks mate for life and are calm, tranquil creatures. This beautiful antique cloisonne enamel Mandarin duck brooch pendant is Old Chinese Export. Enameled in beautiful colors of blues, green, yellows, and rusty browns on silver. The brooch has a pendant bail allowing it to be worn on a chain. Traditionally Mandarin ducks are given as wedding presents to the newly wed to promote harmony and lifelong devotion. This beautiful antique brooch is an ideal wedding or anniversary gift! Marked Silver and Made in China.
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The brooch measures 2 x 1 1/2.
Good condition, with some enamel loss on the breast. See picture #5.
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