Vauxhall glass - so-named for the company that produced it, the Vauxhall Glassworks - is a type of mirrored glass produced in the 18th and early 19th centuries as an alternative to gemstones. Vauxhall glass was made in many colors and fashioned into both very elaborate and very simple costume jewelry pieces. Unlike paste, which was used almost interchangeably with gemstones and set into precious metals, Vauxhall glass was typically paired with minimal base metal mountings. This Vauxhall glass fly-shaped brooch is a style we've seen before and love always.
This product is final sale.
Brass and glass.
Good - fly is missing one of its glass eyes.
1 1/4" length, 3/4" width.
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1837 — 1901
please note:Terms of Sale
During the archive sale, shipping is FREE for purchases over $100 within the continental US. For US-bound purchases under $100, a flat $7 fee will be charged to cover packaging and shipping costs. International orders will be subject to our normal shipping fees, and may incur customs charges. Please refer to our FAQ's for more information on our international shipping policy.
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To keep things cheap for everyone, we will be using basic, minimal packaging for all archive sale orders. We are unable to provide gift wrapping or notes for any sale orders—sorry!
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