Galvanic brooch of black vulcanite

Made:
1890-1910 in London

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Galvanic brooch of black vulcanite, with cherub holding fistfuls of lightning on one side and on the reverse, inset copper plate with eight electric bolts radiating from a central object (fist? lightbulb?). Two holes drilled in the copper plate, probably for mounting. Probably London, English, 1890-1910

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