Gutta Percha is a hard rubber material made from the sap of a Malayan tree. Discovered in the 1840s, it was used for making jewelry, statuary and even furniture. This Gutta Percha broach is of Venus with Cupid.It is very finely carved with great detail. It is just over 1 3/4 inch tall and 1 5/8 inch across. There is no damage, chips or cracks. It is in good condition.
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