Shell Cameo Pin

Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa

Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa
Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa
Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa
Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa
Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa
Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa

Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa   Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa
A spectacular antique shell cameo dating from the late 1880s to 1900. Carved with great skill to depict the portrait of the beautiful Arethusa, who in greek mythology was a nereid (a water nymph).

Named after her is the Fountain of Arethus a natural fountain on the island of Ortygia in the historical centre of the city of Syracuse in Sicily. She was a patron goddess of northern Greece and the island of Sicily.

A real beauty this cameo is in superb condition with fine detailed carving. Set into a fine and decorative 9ct gold with scrollwork around the edges. Secure gold pin and c clasp to reverse, loop for safety chain. Size 2 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in.

The item "Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa" is in sale since Monday, December 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "erh0000000" and is located in Bembridge, Isle of Wight. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Metal: Yellow Gold
  • Gold Quality: 9Carat
  • Type: Brooch/ Pin

Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa   Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Of Arethusa