Cameo with marcasite from the 1920s

Item number: BRS013

Brosch pendant with goddess depiction made of finely cut shellgemme

Category: Figures

296,00 €

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Shipping time: 2 - 3 workdays

Very finely cut shell cameo from the 1920s.
Pictured is a bust of a woman in half-profile with vine decoration, presumably a Bacchante or Bona Dea, the Roman goddess of fertility, healing and women. The reddish-brown and cream-colored shell is set in a narrow ring of gold-plated silver (stamped 800), set with 15 marcasites in a simple Art Deco style.
The piece of jewelry can be worn as a brooch with a safety ball clasp or as a pendant on a tulip-shaped suspension.

  • Condition: good condition with slight signs of wear
  • Material: Silver 800 gold plated
  • Stone: shell
  • Size of stone: 4.9 x 3.7 cm
  • Length: 5.5 cm
  • Width: 4.2 cm
  • Weight: 17.3 g

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