NEOCLASSIC GOLD AND CORAL CAMEO BROOCH

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NEOCLASSIC GOLD AND CORAL CAMEO BROOCH

Period / Age: ca. early 19th Century AD

Provenance: Private English Collection

Dimensions:

Height: 2.4cm (0.94")
Width: 2.2cm (0.87")

Carved to depict Dionysus offering the young Cupid a bowl of wine.
This image is taken from Greek mythology; most likely inspired by poems of Anacreon. It is mirroring an allusion to the relationship between wine and love.
The Greek lyric poet, Anacreon wrote poetry in which he concerned himself with such themes as love, infatuation, unhappiness, wine, celebrations and festivals.
Set in gold frame.