Vintage Equestrian Brooch by Mellerio of Paris, Driving Bit in 18 Karat Gold, French circa 1950

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  • 1950’s vintage equestrian double pin brooch of a driving bit by Mellerio of Paris. Finely modelled in 18 karat yellow gold set with two cabochon emeralds and a white gold curb chain. Signed Mellerio Dits Meller, numbered and with a French eagles head stamp.
  • Mellerio Dits Meller is a French jewellery house founded in 1613. It is still active today and claims to be the oldest family company in Europe. It gives its name to the mellerio cut, a 57 facet jewel cut, shaped as an oval within an ellipse. They were the first jeweller to open on the Rue de la Paix.
  • Measures 40mm in width x 40mm in height including chain.
  • Vintage piece.
  • 20th century, French circa 1950.

Stock no. 1897

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