An intricately carved Victorian shell cameo brooch. A pale pink blush in colour, almost white in places - possibly conch shell. Depicting a classical female bacchante, a follower of the Roman god of wine Bacchus. Grapes and vines adorn her flowing hair. In a 14ct yellow gold scalloped surround with bead work.Secured with a period C clasp and pin with a tube hinge. Small loop for safety chain. Mark underneath loop is rubbed but has been tested to approximately 14ct. Internal oval white metal frame - untested looks base metal.
Please study photos as they form an integral part of the description. As with any antique/vintage item it may show signs of wear commensurate with age and may need a clean. Box for display purpose only. Please check out my other vintage items - thanks for looking. The item "ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 14CT GOLD CARVED PINK SHELL BACCHANTE BACCHUS CAMEO BROOCH PIN" is in sale since Friday, May 28, 2021.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "dawns196" and is located in Welwyn Garden City.
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