ANTIQUE 9K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL DIONYSUS / BACCHUS CAMEO BROOCH c1880
ANTIQUE 9K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL DIONYSUS / BACCHUS CAMEO BROOCH c1880. A large-scale antique natural shell cameo, finely hand carved to depict the God of Wine, Dionysus (Bacchus) in high relief profile, holding a thyrsus, with grapes and vines in his hair and wearing a lion's pelt, in a hand engraved solid 9 carat gold mount for wear as a brooch. A high quality, eyecatching and beautiful carving - both very wearable and extremely collectable too! CONDITION : All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear, faint natural stress lines visible to shell, see pics. DIMENSIONS : 66 x 56 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter. All orders are sent professionally packed & fully insured for your peace of mind! Please don't forget VAT is payable on all items apart from gold coins! See below for further details. The item "ANTIQUE 9K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL DIONYSUS / BACCHUS CAMEO BROOCH c1880" is in sale since Monday, July 4, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos". The seller is "nalfie" and is located in Sale. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.
- Metal: Yellow Gold
- Metal Purity: 9k
- Cameo material: Shell
- Time Period: Victorian
- Item: Cameo
- Original / Reproduction: Original