Museum Quality Rare Antique Graces Venus Dance In Front Of Mars Shell Cameo Pin
INCREDIBLE MUSEUM QUALITY RAREST ANTIQUE SHELL CAMEO of GRACES and VENUS DANCE IN FRONT OF MARS PIN/BROOCH. The art of cameo carving came from an incent Rome, Italy. Highly sought after around the world carved lava, shell and stone cameo's are still very popular among collectors today and are hard to find! Only experienced skilled carvers were able to create high level of details and transform piece of shell into a masterpiece! It takes skills, creativity and many hours of hard work. Here is an example of such! This elegant and refined X-large Antique cameo is masterfully hand carved in. 3-dimensional view and is a depiction of GRACES and VENUS DANCE IN FRONT OF MARS (after famous painting by Canoa Antonio, 1798). Very scars and extremely hard to find piece especially in this very fine condition! Is hand carved from large piece of shell in high relief. Obviously a work of a very talented master carver, it is also signed on the back by the artist in a couple of places. There are no words to describe the beauty of this cameo. From delicate hands to soft folds in their. Lets the pictures do the talking.. From top to bottom this rare and stunning cameo is bursting with beauty, love and elegance! Really stands out from the rest! Cameo is framed in marked sterling silver setting with large prongs. Long pin with c-clasp on the back finishes the look. Included is Antique velvet and satin padded leather box pictured. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks or stress lines to the shell. Cameo is very secure in the setting. Marks: back is stamped STERLING. Please take a look at my other auctions with more fabulous antique and vintage jewelry. As always thanks for looking and good luck! The item "MUSEUM QUALITY RARE ANTIQUE GRACES VENUS DANCE IN FRONT OF MARS SHELL CAMEO PIN" is in sale since Thursday, November 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Cameos". The seller is "clelak39" and is located in USA. This item can be shipped to United States.