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VICTORIAN BULL MOUTH SHELL CAMEO BROOCH

Product Code: 8462
£695.00
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This stunning antique Victorian cameo brooch is made with Bull mouth shell. Circa 1860

Set in 18ct Gold gilt.

The wonderful Cameo is set in Bull mouth shell and depicts a beautiful Bacchante lady, a follower of the Greek God Bacchus wearing a lions pelt, holding up a wine cup and the thyrsus which is a pine-cone topped staff. She is also surrounded by lovely detail in her dress and hair.

Bullmouth Shell has been popular for many years as a base for Cameo carvings for it’s beautiful natural patterning which takes expert skill to carve.

The cameo is displayed in a beautiful Gold gilt twisted gallery depicting four lovely detailed leaves.

Set with a secure C catch and pin.

Purchased in London and steeped in English history. The brooch has truly stunning workmanship and looks fabulous when worn. 

It weighs 21.8 grams

It measures 2 1/4 inches across x 2 1/2 inches down

The depth measures 11mm

In excellent condition all round.

ITEM NUMBER 8462

£695.00
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