ARCHAEOLOGICAL REVIVAL GOLD AND CHALCEDONY CAMEO BROOCH BY CASTELLANI, ROME, CIRCA 1880
A brooch composed of a rose and cream colored agate cameo carved in high relief depicting the profile of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine, set in a filigree gold frame with simulated ropework and bar brooch elements; mounted in gold
- Signed A Mastini (probably for Angelo Amastini) on the cameo front, brooch signed with maker’s mark of interlaced Cs on the reverse
- Measurements: 3 1/8 × 2 1/8 inches
A RARE COLLECTIBLE JEWEL ENQUIRY
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