Extraordinary Antique Large French Marriage Scene Cameo Pin | eBay
Women in their 20s need to start wearing Brooches. Cameo style are perfect for younger women.
Stuart (1542-1587) facing in profile towards the right. The frame is red with white details, and the back which is covered with a half-drop pattern of red and green stylised floral motifs and white quatrefoils is dated 1566, suspension loop, and formerly hung with pearl drop below. French, 1566.
Antique 19th C. hair brooch. This large piece is double sided. One side has masterfully carved ivory encased in glass. The center piece pivots and the other side was made to hold human hair, but instead it holds a photo of the original owner of this brooch, wearing this brooch in the photo. Wish I knew her name.
The oval gold frame, enamelled with white, sky and dark blue trails of flowers and leaves surrounds a bust of Cleopatra, head and bust in agate, blue snake coiled around her right arm and hand, facing towards the front, within an inner border of fruit and flowers. 16th century.
Where the bee sucks there suck I, In a cowslip's bell I lie, There I couch where owls do cry, On the bat's back I do fly. After summer me...
Napoleon I cameo pendant. Double-sided pendant, the front set with an onyx cameo portrait of Napoleon I facing in profile towards the right, crowned with diamond laurel leaves tied with ribbons, the drapery at the neck similarly set with diamonds, fastened with a brooch bearing the cipher N and pinned with golden bees. The lapis lazuli plaque at the back bears a chased golden eagle gripping a thunderbolt in its claws. Mounted in a plain gold frame with suspension loop. Signed MORELLI.
René Lalique Dancing Nymph Cameo brooch. The rectangular gold plaque encloses a scene of five nymphs, hands joined in a circle, light draperies floating as they move round. The figures stand out against the ground which is stained a pale dreamy blue. The rose diamond border is embellished at the four corners with a gold motif containing a piece of mistletoe with dark blue plique à jour enamel. René Lalique of Paris, 1898-9.
Antique Cameo and 18K Gold Brooch, circa 1870 Centering an oval shell cameo depicting the allegory of day and night.