fbpx
Your cart is empty

Antique Carved Sardonyx Shell Bacchante Cameo Brooch in 9ct Gold

antique_carved_shell_bacchante_cameo_brooch_in_9k_gold
antique_carved_shell_bacchante_cameo_brooch_in_9k_gold antique_carved_shell_bacchante_cameo_brooch_in_9k_gold_2 antique_carved_shell_bacchante_cameo_brooch_in_9k_gold_3 antique_carved_shell_bacchante_cameo_brooch_in_9k_gold_4 antique_carved_shell_bacchante_cameo_brooch_in_9k_gold_5 antique_carved_shell_bacchante_cameo_brooch_in_9k_gold_6 antique_carved_shell_bacchante_cameo_brooch_in_9k_gold_1
A beautifully carved cameo with striking detail! The Victorian cameo features white on chestnut brown sardonyx shell, the carved subject portraying a maenad or bacchante. A classical figure from Greek mythology, and said to be the female followers of the god of wine, Doinysus. The signature draped g ...Read more
  • Description

A beautifully carved cameo with striking detail! The Victorian cameo features white on chestnut brown sardonyx shell, the carved subject portraying a maenad or bacchante. A classical figure from Greek mythology, and said to be the female followers of the god of wine, Doinysus. The signature draped grapes and grape vine leaves mixed with tendrils of hair is beautifully carved, her facial features are strong and crisply carved.

A decorative 9ct yellow gold frame mounts the cameo. The border is etched with a zigzag pattern, giving a nice sheen when viewed at different angles. The cameo is raised and set into a gallery-type claw setting. Stamped "9c" to reverse. Pin and "C" connection, along with safety chain/pin completes the reverse.

Contact Beryl Lane

Phone: 0415 206 401. PO Box 878 Brighton, SA 5048
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Subscribe to Beryl Mail

Copyright © 2022 Beryl Lane. All Rights Reserved.