Antique gold and silver pin, with erotic subject, presenting a Venus dressed in stockings, hands hiding her chest.
Venus erotic pin in gold 18 karats and blackened silver. Rare pin representing, in upper part, a naked Venus covering her chest of her crossed arms. She wears stockings, represented by a chiseling at the level of her knees, and a cap on the head. The young woman is standing on a coral bead of a beautiful intense orange color. The whole rests on a long yellow gold spike. Antique pin in its original case, jewel around 1890. Hair pin or stick pin.
Pin tested with 18k gold and silver (titration not detrmined)
Dimensions of the Venus : 22 mm x 5 mm
Diameter of the coral pearl: 7 mm
Total height : 9,5 cm
Weight : 3,89 gr
**This item is sold with its original box**.
The jewel in the painting: we allow us to put in parallel our jewel with the one that wears very elegantly Mrs Augustine Bocquet on this portrait realized by Anne-Louis Girodet in 1806 (see last photograph).