Edwardian Enamel Hat as Flower Basket Charm in 14k Gold

$ 750.00 

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Poor Mouchette | Curated Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry & Engagement Rings | Portland, Oregon | A darling turn of the century charm, modeled in 14k yellow gold as a straw hat, filled to overflowing with daisies and forget me nots! These enameled flowers are clustered naturalistically across the hat's opening, which is pinched closed by a curling ribbon handle. This miniature is especially realistic
Poor Mouchette | Curated Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry & Engagement Rings | Portland, Oregon | A darling turn of the century charm, modeled in 14k yellow gold as a straw hat, filled to overflowing with daisies and forget me nots! These enameled flowers are clustered naturalistically across the hat's opening, which is pinched closed by a curling ribbon handle. This miniature is especially realistic
Poor Mouchette | Curated Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry & Engagement Rings | Portland, Oregon | A darling turn of the century charm, modeled in 14k yellow gold as a straw hat, filled to overflowing with daisies and forget me nots! These enameled flowers are clustered naturalistically across the hat's opening, which is pinched closed by a curling ribbon handle. This miniature is especially realistic

A darling turn of the century charm, modeled in 14k yellow gold as a straw hat, filled to overflowing with daisies and forget me nots! These enameled flowers are clustered naturalistically across the hat's opening, which is pinched closed by a curling ribbon handle. This miniature is especially realistic, thanks to the finely-executed texture of the woven hat, and its "pinched" form! It conjures the romantic image of a young woman, out on a walk in the country, who removes her hat to fill it with field flowers, and that carefree scene perfectly embodies the era's Gibson Girl and "new woman." This is a rarity. It hangs from a large jump ring. 

Materials

14k gold
Enamel

Age

c. 1910 - 1920

Dimensions

Total drop (including bail) measures approx 27 mm (approx 1"); hat measures approx 25.1 x 12.6 mm.

Notes

Condition is wonderful, aside from the expected wear to the cold-painted enamel, which is exaggerated by our photos. This looks excellent in hand.

Poor Mouchette | Curated Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry & Engagement Rings | Portland, Oregon | A darling turn of the century charm, modeled in 14k yellow gold as a straw hat, filled to overflowing with daisies and forget me nots! These enameled flowers are clustered naturalistically across the hat's opening, which is pinched closed by a curling ribbon handle. This miniature is especially realistic
Poor Mouchette | Curated Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry & Engagement Rings | Portland, Oregon | A darling turn of the century charm, modeled in 14k yellow gold as a straw hat, filled to overflowing with daisies and forget me nots! These enameled flowers are clustered naturalistically across the hat's opening, which is pinched closed by a curling ribbon handle. This miniature is especially realistic
Poor Mouchette | Curated Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry & Engagement Rings | Portland, Oregon | A darling turn of the century charm, modeled in 14k yellow gold as a straw hat, filled to overflowing with daisies and forget me nots! These enameled flowers are clustered naturalistically across the hat's opening, which is pinched closed by a curling ribbon handle. This miniature is especially realistic