Scenic Cameo Antique Victorian 18K Yellow Gold Hand Carved Shell Brooch Pin. Neoclassical scene after L'Aurora fresco by Guido Reni in Palazzo Rospigliosi, Rome, Italy. Aurora, goddess of the dawn, is leading the procession on the right, bringing a new day after the darkness of the night. Apollo, god of light, is riding behind in the chariot lead by four horses, surrounded by females figures representing hours that symbolize passage of time. This glorious procession is walking on clouds.
Above is a Phosphorus, winged putto with a torch, symbolizing the Morning Star. Beautiful deep and highly detailed carving, complex and unusual myphological subject. Measures 45 mm long by 39 mm wide.The frame is marked 18K 750. The item "Scenic Cameo Antique Victorian 18K Yellow Gold Hand Carved Shell Brooch Pin" is in sale since Friday, December 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos". The seller is "stylenow007" and is located in Palisades Park, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.