Victorian Pâte de verre Nude Cameo BroochVictorian Pâte de verre Nude Cameo BroochVictorian Pâte de verre Nude Cameo BroochVictorian Pâte de verre Nude Cameo BroochVictorian Pâte de verre Nude Cameo Brooch

This is a beautiful antique Victorian period pâte de verre molded glass cameo brooch depicting a reclining female nude accompanied by putto and birds. The cameo is securely held in a handsome setting with a toothed or dentilated border. The sturdy brooch setting has an old fashioned T hinged pin stem and C clasp. It is unmarked and the metal does not test positive for silver or gold, so is gilded brass or a Pinchbeck metal.

Condition is good. Surface dirt that I forgot to clean before photographing has readily cleaned off. I note that under magnification the tiny dog on the right has a gap in his hind leg and this is probably a very small manufacturing flaw.

This brooch measures 1.625" x .75".

This classical scene is probably a depiction of the goddess of love Aphrodite.

Item ID: 062016Jcb


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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: White / Amber / Gold, Size: Free size

Victorian Pâte de verre Nude Cameo Brooch

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Kathy Turner
Arlington
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