Victorian Shell Cameo Brooch Maenad Pendant Pin Sterling Silver Wine Goddess Vtg
Victorian Shell Cameo Brooch Maenad Pendant Pin Sterling Silver Wine Goddess Vtg. We are currently accepting offers for this lovely Victorian hand carved shell Maenad, also known as Bacchante, god of wine, cameo set in sterling silver brooch, pendant, pin setting. The carving is well done, notice the curls in her hair and grape leaf wreath. Maenad cameos were very popular in the Victorian period for their romantic style. They are highly prized by collectors. Cameo has a lovely high end glass faux pearl surround. A few pearls have lost some of their luster as a result of age and use. If desired, a jeweler can replace pearls, however many people who love antiques prefer to leave such brooches as is and consider it a sign of the authenticity of an antique. Imperfections in the finish of some pearls is not noticeable accept upon close inspection in direct lighting. View the photos and you decide. Photos are taken under direct lighting using magnification. Color variation is a result o lighting and flash. The Safety clasp lever is missing, so clasp functions as a C clasp. This is a quality piece which is sure to become a treasured heirloom to be enjoyed for generations. It is ready to wear or gift wrap. See photos for full description.
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All serious & reasonable and serious will be considered. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Victorian Shell Cameo Brooch Maenad Pendant Pin Sterling Silver Wine Goddess Vtg" is in sale since Saturday, May 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos". The seller is "houseofburgessantiques" and is located in Vallejo, California.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: Artisan Handmade
- Metal: Sterling Silver
- Metal Purity: 975
- Main Stone: Shell
- Material: Shell
- Portrait of: Goddess of Wine
- Theme: Love