Reverse intaglio crystal brooch of a Poodle
A reverse intaglio crystal brooch depicting as head and shoulders study of a black Poodle. Interesting mounted in 14 carat gold with platinum detail with the dog’s lead.
The crystal carving and painting possibly the work of Ernst Marius Pradier (English, b.1881), and American gold set, possibly commissioned through "The Crossroads of Sport Inc New York"
Marked to the reverse “14k”. English / America circa 1960’s.
Reverse intaglio crystals are commonly and erroneously often called Essex Crystals