Followed by Apollo, the Sun God, in his four-horse chariot, bringing daylight into a still-sleeping earth. Dancing alongside his chariot are the seven female Horae,'the Hours', symbolizing the passage of time. A torch-bearing Putto (an ancient personification of the Morning Star) flies above. The scene is after a fresco of Guido Reni's which is displayed in the Palazzo Pallavicini-Rospigliosi in Rome. Mounted in an 18k yellow gold frame.
Hallmarked with the French 18K gold standard mark in a form of an eagle's head in use in France from 1838. Having a trombone clasp setting and T-hinged pin. Brooch measures 2" x 1 5/8". Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles.
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Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French 18K Gold Carved Shell Cameo Brooch Pin, Apollo & Aurora" is in sale since Monday, November 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos". The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.