Wedgwood Brooch Lavender Jasperware and Gold
Beautiful circular lavender Jasperware tile, bezel set in an open mount gold plated brooch with twisted rope border. Stamped Wedgwood Made in England 61 TC (1961)with a locking C clasp closure, the bas-relief depicts the famous mythology of Bellerophon watering Pegasus, a design attributed to William Hackwood, c. 1773. Pegasus, the winged horse, is led by Bellerophon before attacking the three-headed monster Chimaera. Attacking Chimaera from the air put him at an advantage over other men that died trying. Brooch measures 1 5/8” across.