Vintage Green Enamel on Sterling Silver Leaf Brooch Thune


This vintage 1950s green enamel brooch was made by Norwegian silversmith NM Thune.  The brooch is designed as two leaves decorated with green enamel and trimmed in sterling silver.  Leaf veining is visible through the enamel.  The back of the brooch is somewhat tarnished but appears to have been gilt with gold plating.  

The brooch fastens with a c clasp which is in working order with somewhat loose tension but should hold when pinned to a thicker fabric.

It is marked 'THUNE NORWAY STERLING' on the back of each leaf.

Era 1950s
Size 6cm x 2cm
Condition Very good
Delivery UK Standard Delivery: £2.95, International Delivery: £12.95. All items are sent tracked and insured.
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N M Thune

Nilius Martinius Thune (1831-90) took over the business of goldsmith FJ Brinck in 1857 and became one of the most well known goldsmiths in Norway.    Interest in his gold jewellery began to decrease in the 1950s and Thune changed his focus to silver enameled jewellery.   The company produced pretty enameled pieces in leaf and butterfly shapes which were popular in Scandinavian jewellery.  Pieces are often marked 'THUNE' or with a 'T' in a shield.

How do you rate the condition of a piece?

Excellent - No visible flaws to note but items may exhibit some signs of age related wear
Very Good - Some visible flaws which aren't considered to impair the wearability of the piece
Good - Some more notable flaws but the piece is still in collectible condition

All items are vintage and have lived a previous life, therefore signs of age related wear are to be expected. I do my best to bring attention to any faults in the description and by using the condition scale.

When will I receive my delivery?

We aim to send packages out the following business day after an order is received. All items will be carefully wrapped in a Gadelles box, finished with a ribbon and placed in a discreet bubble lined envelope, or small parcel box if the order contains multiple items.

UK Mainland Delivery - £2.95 Packages will be sent, insured, via Royal Mail's Tracked 48h service

International Delivery - £12.95 Packages will be sent, insured, via Royal Mail's Tracked International service.
This service is stated to take 3 - 5 business days for delivery to Europe and 6 - 7 business days for delivery to other destinations, however, customs processing time at the destination country is additional to the Royal Mail's estimate.
Please be aware that international deliveries may incur import taxes, to be paid by the purchaser, in their destination country.

How will my purchase be packaged?

Great care will be taken in the wrapping of your vintage jewels to protect them in transit and make the unboxing process pleasant for the buyer.

Your piece of jewellery will be wrapped in our Gadelles material, tied with a ribbon and placed in a Gadelles kraft box.
If the item that you've purchased comes with its own original packaging then your item will be sent in that box, wrapped in kraft paper and tied with a ribbon.

Very fragile items will be protected with extra bubble wrap.

International Buyers

We welcome international orders. Please be aware that orders from outside the UK may incur customs duties for which the buyer is responsible to pay on receipt of purchase. These charges vary by country so please review the rules with your relevant customs authority before purchase.

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