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Diamond Racing Jockey Brooch
Art Deco silver, diamond and enamel racing jockey brooch dating from around 1925.
The silver racehorse, modelled at full gallop, is studded with over fifty diamonds. His enamelled rider, in contrasting green and white racing colours. has his head down and is leaning forward encouraging the animal to go ever faster.
Unmarked and a possible apprentice piece but none the worse for that and in fact very nicely made, with a gold fastener.
Measuring 5.25 cm long and in an old velvet and silk lined box marked Mappin & Webb Ltd, Regent Street, London W.