An Important Giuliano Gold And Pearl Brooch
An important Giuliano gold and pearl brooch, the brooch designed as two amorini, each holding aloft a twisted rope with a pearl finial, seated astride either end of a gold bar centering a filigree arch with radiating pearls, signed C.G.circa 1865, gross weight 8.3 grams
An exquisite and important gold and pearl brooch by Carlo Giuliano. Giuliano was known for his intricate renaissance-revival jewellery, which featured fine enamel work and gem-set decorations. Examples of his jewellery are in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and others. This piece depicts two cherubs finely rendered from bright yellow gold. The cherubs sit on a bar of gold and gold a twisted rope decorated with pearls. In the centre of the two cherubs is a delicate gold arch set with further lustrous pearls. This wonderful piece exemplifies the renaissance-revival style of Giuliano.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.