"Cameo Head Expressive Of Agate Fauna, Brooch Of The XIXth Century"Superb 19th century cameo in brown agate representing a very expressive face of fauna in the manner of the masks of the ancient theater and the mascarons which were later declined. it is a very beautiful face of fauna with an inquisitive look and a pout.
A very beautiful work of glyptic in high relief where the engraver is applied to work this agate with great finesse.
The modeling of the hair and beard hair is magnificent.
the frame in filigree gold ribbon is decorated with 8 small pearls.
it is from the Napoleon III period and is in excellent condition.
a very beautiful collector's item.
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