An extremely rare and exquisite antique Victorian 18k yellow gold white and blue enamel large oval cameo brooch / pin with an amazing carved malachite Dionysus (Bacchus). The gold is elaborately chased, fancy and fine! The enamel is in regal hue of white and blue scroll.
The r aised bezel set malachite is in saturated hue of natural green with beautiful natural patterns on the side perfectly as background. Malachite is said to be the guardian stone of travelers.The carving is exceptional, depicts young Dionysus ancient Greek god of wine, pleasure and festivity. Bacchus is Roman equivalent bearing a pine-cone staff, dressed in a robe with horned sheep head, with an arrangement of grapes and grape leaves adorning his hair. The facial is detailed and attractive.
The pin has hook on the back of the base, originally for purpose of hanging lady's small watch. Tested and guaranteed 18k gold. The item "Antique Victorian 18k yellow gold enamel carved malachite brooch pin Dionysus" is in sale since Wednesday, August 7, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "uyakiss" and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.