Coiled Turquoise Brooch
Extremely fine quality and large stylised coiled serpent knot brooch from the prestigious firm of Watherston and Brogden, circa 1860. From 1842 to 1864 John Brogden was a partner in this firm of goldsmiths of 16 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden. The firm was renowned for the quality of their workmanship and exhibited at the 1851 Great Exhibition. This chased and engraved brooch is 18 carat gold and set with vibrant Persian turquoise. It is 2 and 2/3 inches long and 1 and 1/3 inches wide. In original fitted case and immaculate.