Victorian circa 1870s

A Pretty Gold and Moonstone Brooch Carved With An Image of Aphrodite in Her Chariot

A lovely Victorian gold and moonstone brooch c.1870s, the elongated oval shaped moonstone carved with an image of Aphrodite riding across the water in her chariot which is being pulled by a sea dragon ridden by Eros and accompanied in the water by two further Erotes, there is a single star shining in the night sky above them, the moonstone is set into a gold frame with double rope twist border embellished at the cardinal points with a clam shell, one of the primary motifs of Aphrodite, all to a single pin brooch fitting to the reverse. This is a charming piece with obvious romantic connotations, making it the perfect gift for a loved one. It comes in its original fitted leather case with purple silk and velvet lining.

Further Details

GemstonesOval carved moonstone
Condition ReportVery good
Weight description6 grams
Dimensions3.7cm / 1.4" long and 1.7cm / 0.66" wide


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