The family "legend" from the estate it was bought is that it came back from China, brought back by a great grandfather who was in the Merchant Navy? No paperwork with that but it certainly looks like a late 19th century Chinese export brooch especially with the carved coral accents.
Size: approx 5 cm across max. The item "Antique Chinese Silver & Carved Coral Ladies Bar Brooch & Box old estate find" is in sale since Monday, April 12, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "established1923" and is located in cheshire, england. This item can be shipped worldwide.