A gold brooch by Giacinto Melillo Dove of Venus  Melillo specialised in jewellery in the archaeological taste and this particular  brooch is based on a Hellenistic prototype. Such is the extraordinary refinement  of this work that its reverse has been as meticulously carried out as the visible part of the jewel,  in effect turning it into a three dimensional example of the goldsmith's art.  Naples, circa 1890

A gold brooch by Giacinto Melillo Dove of Venus Melillo specialised in jewellery in the archaeological taste and this particular brooch is based on a Hellenistic prototype. Such is the extraordinary refinement of this work that its reverse has been as meticulously carried out as the visible part of the jewel, in effect turning it into a three dimensional example of the goldsmith's art. Naples, circa 1890

An archeological revival gold bracelet, by Melillo, 1899. The central plaque engraved "executed by Eduardo Melillo under the direction of Giacinto Melillo, Napoli Marzo 1899", convertible to a choker with the supplied double trace-link chain of similar goldwork with circular medallion clasp depicting the head of Medusa with writhing snakes in her hair and twining under her chin, reverse of one semi-circular plaque applied with wirework initials "GM". #Melillo #ArchaelogicalRevival #bracelet

An archeological revival gold bracelet, by Melillo,

Gold bracelet, Giacinto Melillo, 1870s | Lot | Sotheby's

Gold bracelet, Giacinto Melillo, Designed as nine hinged plaques applied with filigree, granulation and bead work in the Etruscan style, length approximately signed GM for Giacinto Mel…

Gold and gem set bracelet, Giacinto Melillo, late 19th century:  The seven square and two semi-circular hinged plaques applied with gold filigree and granulation work, decorated with floral and foliate motifs in polychrome enamel, a seed pearl and stone beads, length approximately 190mm, signed GM for Giacinto Melillo.

Gold and gem set bracelet, Giacinto Melillo, late 19th century: The seven square and two semi-circular hinged plaques applied with gold filigree and granulation work, decorated with floral and foliate motifs in polychrome enamel, a seed pearl and stone beads, length approximately 190mm, signed GM for Giacinto Melillo.

An antique gold and enamel brooch, by Giacinto Melillo, Naples, 19th century. 5cm diameter. #Melillo #antique #brooch

An antique gold and enamel brooch, by Giacinto Melillo, Naples, century.

AN ENAMEL AND GOLD FIBULA, BY MELILLO   The white enamelled winged Eros riding a shaft with lion's head terminal decorated with green enamel filigree vines and white enamel rosettes, circa 1875, 6.0 cm. long, in original Giacinto Melillo, Napoli, wooden fitted case

AN ENAMEL AND GOLD FIBULA, BY MELILLO The white enamelled winged Eros riding a shaft with lion's head terminal decorated with green enamel filigree vines and white enamel rosettes, circa 1875, 6.0 cm. long, in original Giacinto Melillo, Napoli, wooden fitted case

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