Extraordinary finest quality hand carved with high relief shell cameo of a Roman God Bacchus! Fine craftsmanship is written all over it! Bacchus was known in mythology as a Roman god of the Vine, Wine and Fertility.
In this very impressive Victorian cameo brooch he is pictured as a sensual young god with long flowing hair crowned with his signature grape vines. The details of the carving are pretty amazing, including fabulously carved gorgeous face features. Quite grand in scale this unique and exquisitely hand carved Antique shell cameo really stands out from the rest!
Master carver created a high relief portrait with beautiful contrast of natural colors of the shell. It is bursting with lots of details and fine craftsmanship. Simply unforgettable this very special antique cameo is steeped in meaning and memories of the Victorian Era. It is an absolute must have for a collector of fine cameos!
This fabulous carving is set in highly polished elaborate setting with scrolls and engravings all around. Metal tests as heavy golgfilled or low carat gold. Pin with c-clasp on the back and safety chain finishes the look.
Simply gorgeous and not to be missed! If you have been looking for a fine antique shell cameo, look no further! Don't miss this opportunity to own this gorgeous treasure! No chips or cracks and is securely set.Cameo signed on the back with carvers initials. Please take a look at my other auctions with more fabulous antique and vintage jewelry! As always thank you for looking and good luck! The item "FABULOUS RARE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD YOUNG GOD BACCHUS SARDONYX SHELL CAMEO PIN" is in sale since Monday, September 24, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos". The seller is "clelak39" and is located in USA. This item can be shipped to United States.