Georgian Neoclassical hardstone cameo brooch of Diana

Georgian Neoclassical hardstone cameo brooch of Diana

Code: 12246

£1,300.00 Approx $1641.41, €1518.69
 

This is a fabulous hardstone cameo brooch of the goddess Diana. The gem has been beautifully sculpted on a three-layer sardonyx, with great depth and stereoscopic rendering. She has a delicate yet determined face, crowned with her lunar crescent. A prize gem from a Grand Tour.

OBJECT: Cameo

CULTURE: Classical Revival

DATE: early 19th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Sardonyx and 9k gold mount

SIZE: 31mm x 25mm x 6mm

WEIGHT: 7.8 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Cambridge.