Maltese Enamel Ware Blue White Vintage Fleur D Elise Insignia
signifies four equal arms that expands in width. architectural Maltese cross style vintage pull / insignia in blue, white, over antiqued brass. aged, with few imperfection. Measuring 2.5" W x 1" D. It has geometric pattern, square, shields, scroll, flowers, and fleur d' elise, assumable dates to art deco times, or prior. Unlimited decorating possibilities with this attractive conversation piece.
definition of Maltese cross symbol with arm of equal length broaden from the center and have their ends indented.
the origin and importance Malta symbol, that is most common associated with the knight of Malta, who ruled the Maltese Island between 1530's and 1790's.