A Victorian carved tortoishell pendant/brooch and earpendants suite, circa 1860s/70s
Lot 49
A Victorian carved tortoishell pendant/brooch and earpendants suite,
circa 1860s/70s
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,252) inc. premium
Auction Details
Jewellery
Oxford
3 Dec 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 20718
A Victorian carved tortoishell pendant/brooch and earpendants suite, circa 1860s/70s A Victorian carved tortoishell pendant/brooch and earpendants suite, circa 1860s/70s A Victorian carved tortoishell pendant/brooch and earpendants suite, circa 1860s/70s A Victorian carved tortoishell pendant/brooch and earpendants suite, circa 1860s/70s A Victorian carved tortoishell pendant/brooch and earpendants suite, circa 1860s/70s
Lot Details
A Victorian carved tortoishell pendant/brooch and earpendants suite, circa 1860s/70s
The brooch carved in high relief to depict the head of Ariadne, wife of Bacchus, the God of Wine, with fruiting vines in her hair, suspending a pendant drop with similar mask surmount above amphora shape below, the earpendants of conforming design, on loop fittings, brooch/pendant length (including drop) 10.5cm, earpendants length 5.5cm.

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