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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1186035 (stock #AZ-XY)
The discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamen, in 1922, sparked a wave of Egyptomania that inspired this large and beautiful plique-au-jour moth brooch, set in high grade sterling. From the Art Deco period, it is outlined in sparkly marcasites, highlighting a broad wing span of blue "open to light" enamel, which appear as miniature stained glass windows on either side of the body -- a bezel set, faceted aquamarine glass stone...