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Antique Cameo pendant brooch, Bacchante, 15ct gold

Antique Cameo pendant brooch, Bacchante, 15ct gold

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This is an exceptionally fine antique Victorian era cameo brooch pendant! If you are a fan or collector of cameos then you will know how hard these finer carvings are to find

A very nicely carved bullmouth shell cameo depicting a Bacchante housed in a 15ct yellow gold frame.

A popular subject matter, it is always a pleasure to find fine cameos, a Bacchante is a priestess or follower of Bacchus or Dionysus was the god of wine and represented amongst other things, fertility, festivities and theatre.

It has an old c type clasp and pin fastener and a smooth 15ct yellow gold frame, it can be worn as a brooch or a pendant and is a food sized brooch.

This brooch is all about the fine carving and what a mesmerising carving she is!

Marks and era:
Unmarked, Victorian era, tests as 15ct, c1890s

Good used condition overall, light surface wear, commensurate with age.

Approx measurements:
2.35" total length,
1.90" total width

Weighs approx 25.57 grams.

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