ANTIQUE VICTORIAN BULLMOUTH SHELL CAMEO BROOCH CIRCA 1860. An exquisite Antique mid-Victorian hand carved Bullmouth shell Cameo Brooch made Circa 1860. The Cameo is a well executed high relief carving depicting two elegant women who appear to be dancing with their classical Greek dresses twirling with their movements which brings the image to life. Cameos have been carved since ancient times and saw a revival during the Victorian era due to Queen Victorias fascination with the pieces. The Cameo is set in an ornately decorated Base Metal frame with floral motifs etched into the metal.
It is a true collector's piece and beautifully preserved. MEASURES: Width 47mm x Height 58mm x Depth 7mm. CAMEO MEASURES: Width 39mm x Height 50mm. Our Antique Jewellery is not kept on the premises for security reasons. Should you wish to view an item please provide 48hrs notice enabling us to collect from our secure vault.The item "ANTIQUE VICTORIAN BULLMOUTH SHELL CAMEO BROOCH CIRCA 1860" is in sale since Thursday, January 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "laurelle_ltd" and is located in UK. This item can be shipped worldwide.