Posted 12 years ago
Antique Classic Revival carved cameo bracelet. Set in 14k gold. Made late 19th - early 20th century. This Bracelet is approximately 7 1/2 inches long weight 22 grams.
Classic Roman Revival mythological theme relating to the gods and Time. Deeply carved relief cameos set in very pretty 14k gold mounts. Each of the 7 links of the bracelet with a different Neo Classic scene of a charioteer, the chariot driven by a variety of forces, ranging from women, to roosters (chickens), pheasants or peacocks, snakes and of course horses. The chariots of various mythological figures were drawn by different beasts, which are listed below this description.
Intrigueing theme and carving, subtle and highly attractive setting.. Bracelet with two secure clasps. This piece has a 14k (585 Dutch 14 K gold hallmark).
Very good condition. No chips/cracks/damage to the cameos. The golden mounts has some little signs of wear.
Admetos lions and wild boars - Bacchus panthers - Ceres winged dragons - Cybele lions - Diana stags - Juno peacocks - Neptune sea-horses - Pluto black horses - The sun seven horses (the seven days of the week) - Venus doves.
Can anyone give me an idea of the value of this bracelet?