Antique Lava cameo brooch, 9ct gold (1 of 8)
Antique Lava cameo brooch, 9ct gold (2 of 8)
Antique Lava cameo brooch, 9ct gold (3 of 8)
Antique Lava cameo brooch, 9ct gold (4 of 8)
Antique Lava cameo brooch, 9ct gold (5 of 8)
Antique Lava cameo brooch, 9ct gold (6 of 8)
Antique Lava cameo brooch, 9ct gold (7 of 8)
Antique Lava cameo brooch, 9ct gold (8 of 8)
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Antique Lava cameo brooch, 9ct gold

REF: 2153 / LA329034
£299
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Description
A fine antique lava cameo brooch. Dark carved lava stone portrait in high relief of a beautiful Greek maiden, a Bacchante. Bacchante were female worshippers of the god Bacchus, practising female rites following the Union of Bacchus and Pan and holding secret ceremonies, where males were forbidden, these ceremonies were known as the Bacchic mysteries. The cameo is inscribed on the reverse; Bacchante and is set into a smooth 9ct yellow gold mount, unmarked, tests as 9ct gold. The brooch has a C type clasp fastener and the pin is a base metal protruding out slightly from the brooch, this is a replacement and soft solder can be seen where it has been replaced. Mid 19th century, probably Italian. Condition: Good used condition overall with age commensurate wear, some nibbles to the cameo stone at the edges, replaced fastener. Approx measurements: 0.95" width 1.15" length Weighs 5.21 grams Any questions please contact us FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING

declaration

StolenAttic has clarified that the Antique Lava cameo brooch, 9ct gold (LA329034) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being C1860s

condition

Used, antique, see photos and description

additional info

Material:
Gold
Stone
Origin:
Italian
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
C1860s

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