ANTIQUE VICTORIAN VENETIAN SILVER PORTRAIT BRACELET CIRCA 1860
This fabulous antique Victorian Sterling Silver Venetian miniature bracelet is museum worthy, Circa 1860.
The beautiful bracelet displays a detailed colour portrait in the centre depicting a beautiful lady, who is elegantly dressed and adorned with hair jewellery and pearls.
Miniature portrait paintings were popular in jewellery pieces across Europe in the 18th century. The Miniatures were painted with watercolour and usually depicted a loved one so they could be remembered during long periods of separation.
The portrait is hand painted on Bone and displays beautiful Venetian artistry.
The workmanship on this bracelet is simply exquisite, very well executed with high relief craftsmanship.
Stamped with the old 800 stamp on the reverse for Sterling Silver.
The bracelet is very well made, solid Silver and is substantial in weight.
Looks fabulous when worn, a magnificent Italian piece that deserves to be treasured.
Weighs 62.7 grams.
Will fit a 6.5 inch wrist.
Portrait measures 30mm across x 38mm down.
Measures 7 inches in length.
Just less than 2 1/4 inches down the central gallery.
Central gallery 1 3/4 inches across.
Excellent all round condition.
ITEM NUMBER- 8212