Period: Antique

Jewelry from 1713 to 1930 (approx.)

Gold Egyptian Revival Scarab Brooch

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Egyptian Revival Scarab Brooch

An Egyptian Revival Gold and Scarab Brooch [nothing further known, no source?] … [Read more...]

Plique-a-Jour Enamel Egyptian Revival Scarab Brooch

With a wingspan of 4 and 3/4 inches, this soaring Egyptian Revival scarab brooch - circa 1920s - glows with translucent turquoise blue and shaded green plique-a-jour enamel feathers. Crafted in 800 silver (possibly German or Austrian origin) - exotically striking and beautiful. Source link … [Read more...]

Etruscan Revival Gold Plaque Bracelet

Gold bracelet, Giacinto Melillo, 1870s Designed as nine hinged plaques applied with filigree, granulation and bead work in the Etruscan style, length approximately 195mm, signed GM for Giacinto Melillo, fitted case stamped Giacinto Melillo. Literature Cf: Charlotte Gere, et al., The Art of the Jeweller, A Catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift to the British Museum: … [Read more...]

Egyptian-Revival Faience and Jeweled Brooch

Magnificent and Rare Egyptian-Revival Faience and Jeweled Brooch, Cartier, London Designed as an Egyptian fan, or flabellum, centering an ancient green glazed faience bust of the goddess Sekhmet, depicted with a solar disc and a uraeus (cobra) upon her head, set against a lapis lazuli sky twinkling with diamond stars bordered by a black enamel aureole and repeating … [Read more...]

Egyptian-Revival Jeweled Fan Brooch

Egyptian-Revival Jeweled Fan Brooch, Cartier, London, 1923 Composed of an Egyptian glazed steatite plaque of semicircular shape, circa 600 B.C., inscribed with hieroglyphs, the border of papyrus and lotus motifs decorated with pear-shaped cabochon sapphires and square segments of onyx and enamel within a ground of pavé-set old European-cut and single-cut diamonds, the … [Read more...]

Egyptian Revival Brooch/Pendant

An archaeological revival gold and enamel brooch/pendant, by Robert Phillips, circa 1865 Set to the centre with a raised scarab rendered in scarlet guilloché enamel with black enamel spot and stripe detail, between a pair of finely modelled rearing gold cobras with black enamel decoration, suspended from a detachable gold and black enamel coiled cobra suspensory loop, … [Read more...]

Castellani Scarab Bracelet

Place of origin: Rome, Italy (made) Date: 500-300 BC (made) — scarabs before 1925 (made) — bracelet Artist/Maker: Castellani (bracelet, maker) Materials and Techniques: Gold decorated with applied wirework and granulation, mounted with four carnelian scarabs Museum number: M.35-2001 (V&A Museum, London) This bracelet may have been in the Castellani … [Read more...]

Etruscan Revival Necklace

The hinged choker of torque design decorated at the front with two facing lion head terminals, with ruby and emerald detail, mounted in gold, inner circumference 32.8 cm Source link … [Read more...]

Egyptian Revival Lapis Lazuli Ring

Late Victorian Egyptian Revival Gold Ring with Lapis Lazuli American, 1880 14K Gold, Lapis Lazuli Source link … [Read more...]

Archeological Revival “Bacchus” pendant

Archeological Revival "Bacchus" pendant attributed to Castellani, c. 1870 Source: Celebrating Jewellery by Daniela Mascetti and David Bennett Get the book! Amazon | IndieBound Via: The Jewelry Loupe … [Read more...]

Archaeological-Revival Intaglio Necklace

ARCHAEOLOGICAL-REVIVAL GOLD AND HARDSTONE INTAGLIO NECKLACE, ITALY, CIRCA 1870 Supporting 26 oval intaglios carved with themes and motifs from Classical antiquity, including carnelian, amethyst, garnet, chrysoprase, jasper, bloodstone and glass, alternating with rod fringes with floret terminals, length 14¾ inches, Italian assay mark, clasp deficient. Source link … [Read more...]