This piece dates to the middle of the 20th century, circa 1950 and is made in silver and enamel, with a gold wash to the back. It is marked Silver to the reverse.
The front of the brooch is flooded with teal and burgundy enamel. Underneath the glossy colour there is fine patterning in silver describing the delicate veins and patterns of a butterfly wing and body.
The brooch measures 24.6mm x 34.8mm x 7mm.
Weighs 4.3 grams.