Floral Brooch

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At first glance, this brooch hardly looks Victorian. The painted floral motif is rather crude. It is signed, and likely is amateur work. The mount shows signs of being made for the buyer to use to frame their own work.
The reverse of this brooch is clearly old. Note the C clasp, and the patina of old gold. We see that the brooch was intended for a pictoral to be mounted in from behind. Probably a lock of hair would be included as well.