P-0149 Reverse Intaglio Pin
A yellow gold Reverse Intaglio (or Essex Crystal) pin. The crystal depicting a dog's head.
Reverse Intaglio is a crystal cut in the form of a cabochon that is carved in 'intaglio' on its flat back with a motif that is realistically painted in minute detail and is surrounded by a transparent ground. The deeper the carving, the more pronounced three-dimensional (trompe l'oeil effect.