A gold enamel archaeological revival Etruscan style fringe brooch, by Fortunato Pio Castellani, c.1860,
probably originally from an earring. A shield form plaque with a central daisy style flower head with radiating petals. Concentric rows of twisted and plain wire to a graduated bead border. Foxtail chain swags in the 'Campana' style, with turquoise enamel ivy leaves, small flower heads, lapis lazuli blue enamel discs and decorated urn pendant drops. A later case by J.C. Vickery Regent St. W. 59 x 20mm, 9.08g
Literature: For a similar fringe necklace by Castellani see 'Castellani and Giuliano Revivalist Jewellery of the Nineteenth Century' by Geoffrey C. Munn, plate No. 126.
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Sold for £4,600
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