Antique Victorian Whitby Jet Hand Carved Maenad Cameo Brooch Pin
A superb Antique circa 1860 quality Whitby Jet hand carved cameo, a real collector's piece. Depicting a high relief portrait of a Maenad, a female follower of Bacchus the god of wine, wearing vine leaves in her hair. The highly polished jet is an excellent example of the intricate designs of the Whitby artisans of the past and just like this piece their work remain as stunning today as they were nearly 150 years earlier. The metal pin and roller safety clasp are in excellent working condition. Size: 1 7/8inches x 1 3/4inches.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Brooches & Pins". The seller is "erh0000000" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.