Reverse Intaglio Crystal brooch of two horses heads set in gold.
Marked to the reverse 'Dorothy Cooksey Marcus Xmas 1909'
The brooch is further stamped 'Marcus & co', the mark of the highly respected New York jewellery firm, Marcus & Company.
Dorothy Cooksey Marcus came to England in 1912, deserting her husband and children claiming her affection were grater for her horses and dogs than her family.
It was interestingly reported in The New York Times of 19th August 1915.
Reverse intaglio crystals are commonly and erroneously often called Essex Crystals.
This is a SOLD item and has been left in the Public Domain for research purposes. Images are available for public use with an acknowledgement to www.hamsheregallery.com