Gold frame enclosing sardonyx cameo mask of a Bacchante, facing front, mouth open as if screaming, head crowned with vine leaves and bunches of ripe grapes. Signed MORELLI (Nicolo Morelli, 1771-1838). Formerly Esmerian Collection.
Gold fob seal, the handle composed of the palm branches and laurel crown of victory entwined and twin crossed swords set with cornelian intaglio of Mars. The god of war is depicted bearded, facing in profile towards the right shouldering a spear, his shield before him, wearing armour and a helmet encircled by laurel surmounted by a woman with a burning torch. Signed C. BROWN INV(ENI)T. Charles Brown (1749 - 1795)