1830s Shell Cameo Full Set Bracelet Brooch Earrings Necklace

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The necklace composed of eight shell cameos each carved to depict a classical scene, taken from works of Classic antiquities and Antonio Canova, including 'The Education of Bacchus', 'The Birth of Minerva', 'Love and Psyche' and 'Romulus and Remus', connected by swags of gold fancy link chain, with a bracelet of similar design set with cameos showing profiles of classical figures, including Sappho and Venus, accompanied by a brooch with the depiction of 'The Day' after Bertel Thorvaldsen , a pair of pendent earrings depicting the dancers after Canova.

Accompanied by two manuscript documents on paper listing the scenes depicted in each cameo.

Lengths: necklace 41 cm, bracelet 19.7 cm, brooch 6.4 cm, earrings 6.7 cm

In a leather and velvet inside fitted case.
Details
Place of Origin
Italy
Date of Manufacture
Circa 1830
Period
1830-1839
Metal
Gold
Condition
Excellent. In original box.
Dealer Location
Firenze, Italy
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU1202764293
Address
Bernardo Antichita'
Ponte Vecchio 44
Firenze 50125
IT
+39 0399300198
1stdibs Dealer since 2010 Located in Firenze, IT
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