Offered is a stunning antique Edwardian period carved coral cameo pendant. The subject depicts a beautiful Bacchante maenad, or follower of the wine god Bacchus. Her elaborate hair is decorated with grape bunches and leaves. This piece is carved with very fine detail in high relief. The color of the coral is variegated with pink and salmon.
The features remain very crisp and defined and in almost mint condition. No smoothing of features, chips or cracks. This is a dainty size, but packs a lot of punch in beauty! It is set in a 14k (marked) bezel frame with a folding bale. It measures 1" (not including the bale) by 13/16" and weighs 5.3 grams.Wear as is, or have made into an incredible ring! Thank you for looking and please see my other listings for more cameos and vintage jewelry items both fine and costume! Note: subject to prior sale on another venue. The item "Fine Antique Carved Coral Cameo Bacchante Pendant in 14k Gold" is in sale since Sunday, April 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos".
The seller is "grekkothis" and is located in Grand Blanc, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.