made in Moscow between 1899 and 1908
An elegant antique 14K gold brooch is designed as the Roman numeral ten ‘X’ interlaced with an Art Nouveau flower branch. The brooch is embellished with well matched vivid green Russian demantoids.
The brooch is marked on the frame and pin with 56 zolotnik Imperial gold standard with initials ‘ИЛ’ for Moscow assayer Ivan Lebedkin (1899-1908) and maker’s initials.
Width 47 mm (1 7/8 in.)