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Antique french silver and paste frog brooch, Auguste Besson.

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    Posted 3 years ago

    kyratango
    (429 items)

    My third Auguste Besson animal brooch!

    When I saw it, the peridot color pastes and particular cut of them immediately said it was the same maker than my turtle and rooster... Auguste Besson.

    The boar's head mark for French silver and a partial Besson maker's mark (seeing only the A and hand...) are on the C clasp.
    Seller didn't saw them!

    Length: 2.3cm or 7/8" (without the pin)
    Width: 2cm or 13/16"

    I know you are going to love it as much as I do ;-D

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    Comments

    1. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      The others Auguste Besson critters:

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/202114-antique-gilded-silver-and-paste-turtle-b?in=collection-5400

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/202319-antique-rooster-silver-and-paste-brooch?in=collection-5400
    2. martika martika, 3 years ago
      Lovely !!!
    3. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
      "A froggy went a courting " he is wonderful ! xo
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7y49Ud1B2qo
    4. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Martika, as lovely as your comment :-)) Thank you!

      Mani, loved the rhyme!!! Thank you for popping in here :-D big XO!

      Thanks for your loves too, Midnight and Caperkid:-)
    5. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
      Such a sweet brooch! Was it sold to you as being costume? :<))))))))
    6. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Lol Bonnie, halas no... Victorian unmarked solid silver!
      Thank you for your comment!
    7. Gillian, 3 years ago
      Very lovely indeed - just perfect to find a third Besson critter! Beautiful shiny stones.
    8. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Your little frog brooch is terrific!! As soon as I saw it, I knew it must belong to you:) Very nice find Kyra!!!
    9. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      A little green tree frog! Love her.
    10. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Aww he/she is just adorable Pascale and those green colour stones are just the nicest colour in all 3 of your critters!!! Well done....great spotting!! I love them all. :)))
    11. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Gillian, thank you! Never seen any before in 40 years and found 3 within 2 years :-)

      Scott, lol, as a top hat is your signature ;-)) Thank you!

      AAHHH, Oroyoroy, I specially love your froggie quarter ;-) And your always smart, cute, kind comments on my treasures :-D

      Karen, thank you! I already saw living ones of this size :-)

      Judy, you're adorable too! Those green pastes, open back set, seems to be particular to Besson, noticing the square cut table.

      Thanks to all of you, 21 frog lovers!

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