Highly Important Carlo Giuliano Egyptian Revival Brooch
Highly Important Egyptian Revival Pharaoh Portrait Brooch by Carlo Giuliano recognized to be arguably the most significant 19th century Egyptian Revival jewel, the brooch centred with a Nubian head enamelled en ronde bosse wearing a headdress of old-mine and rose-cut diamonds surmounted by a cushion-shaped ruby, flanked by a pair of white enamel horses, their fanciful costumes including plumes and collars in polychrome champleve and cloisonne enamel, anchored by lotus blossoms, bells and three pendant pearls, signed C.G for Carlo Giuliano, with original fitted leather case signed C. Giuliano, circa 1870, gross weight 33.2 grams.
Illustrated in “Castellani and Giuliano, Revivalist Jewellers of the Nineteenth Century” by Geoffrey C.Munn, plate 153 and described as one of the most exuberant jewels to come from the Giuliano workshop.
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.