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Marcus & Co. Black Opal Stick Pin


This stick pin from Marcus & Co. is a miniature representation of Renaissance Revival within the Art Nouveau period, set with a square black opal cabochon whose indigo and brilliant green swathes of color are echoed in a glowing enamel surround, highlighted by gold fleur-de-lis and scrolls.

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Item #: BO-16439
Artist: Marcus & Co.
Circa: 1900
Size: 0.625” square, 2.50” pin length
Materials: Cabochon black opal (measuring 5.93mm x 5.88mm x 4.08mm); Enamel; 18K Gold
Signed: “M & Co.”
Documentation: The original artist’s design drawing for the stick pin is contained in the design albums of Marcus & Co. at the Rauner Library, Dartmouth, and were digitized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art

This gorgeous stick pin would make a superb addition to any gentleman’s collection, or a glamorous gift for a showjumping or hunting equestrian to use as a stock tie pin.