Enamel Guilloche and 9-Carat Brooch from BH Joseph and Co. (1885)
Enamel magenta guilloche and 9-carat brooch with base metal pin from BH Joseph and Co., 1885. This piece has a rare mark from the now-closed Chester Assay office in the UK.
About the Designer: The business of manufacturing and wholesale jewellers was commenced by Barnet Henry Joseph and his brother Henry Joseph in 1865 in Birmingham, England. From 1878, B.H. Joseph & Co opened showrooms in London and was said to be one of the largest jewellery houses in the trade.
Dia 2.2 cm