A splendid early 19th century rare scene shell cameo of the goddess Venus in her chariot lead by a marching putty holding a staff, the chariot pulled by two goats accompanied by Cupid holding a flaming torch. The cameo is in remarkable condition and framed by an impressive highly ornate pinchbeck mount with engraved leaf decoration. Secure long pin and c clasp to reverse.
Size 2 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in. The item "Rare Antique Victorian Shell Cameo Brooch Pin Venus & Cupid" is in sale since Friday, February 22, 2019. 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.