Victorian Roman Revival Enamel Bangle
in Yellow Gold

Enamel Cuff Bangle, with Roman Scene

£ 10,530
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An 18ct yellow gold wide cuff bangle from the Victorian period. Elegantly hinged to enable it to be taken on and off the wrist with effortless ease, a central panel depicts a detailed enamel portrait. The Victorians were particularly fond of enamel painting, which is a highly skilled craft that takes many years to perfect. Glass is ground into a paint like emulsion with oil or water and then painstakingly applied to the gold surface. Each paint layer is independently fired in a kiln to vitrify it and create a strong, solid glass surface. Here we see a delicately coloured, romanticised classical scene, depicting a group of female figures aboard a boat. The sounds of Roman string music can almost be heard as this pleasant summer day is enjoyed on the cool waters of the Tiber. A scene full of huge interest, distinctive Vitruvian scrolls can be seen decorating the side of the ship, which will provide a constant fascination for the wearer.
The Victorians' love for ancient history, which was driven by exciting archaeological discoveries, made revival jewellery inspired by ancient design and life very popular.

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  • Material: 18CT Yellow Gold
  • Age: 1837 - 1890 (Victorian)
  • Bracelet Length: 16cm
  • Bracelet Width: 31mm
  • Clasp Type: Box
  • Item Code: 1167007

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