Oval shell cameo brooch in gold mount, depicts a Bacchante in profile dressed in a fox skin with grape clusters in hair, plain gold mount, pin clasp on reverse.
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- 1 7/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
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- Reference Notes
- For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).
- Related Items
Title Similar cameo brooch with bacchante in profile Accession number 1940.452 Notes Other Bacchante Cameos in Collection:
Title C8 Accession number Unaccustomed cameo in JC1