Neo Etruscan scarab brooch

Rare brooch in the style of Castellani or Ernesto Pierret, decorated with gold granulation and centered with a cameo scarab and an intaglio on the reverse.


Neo Etruscan scarab brooch in yellow gold 18 karats (750). Antique brooch of elongated form centered of a carved scarab in carnelian. On the back of the scarab is engraved an intaglio showing a soldier carrying a shield. The brooch is decorated with filigree and grainetis. Work very close to the jewels of Alfredo CASTELLANI (1853 – 1930) and Ernesto PIERRET (1824-?).Owl hallmark and partially legible goldsmith’s hallmark 

Dimensions : 11 x 40 mm
Dimensions of the beetle: 10 x 7 x 6 mm

Condition: scratches from use, the bar is slightly misaligned.

Weight : 3,52 gr

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Kind of jewelry

broche ancienne scarabée gout castellani

Neo Etruscan scarab brooch