Rare French 19th C Brooch of Cupid with His Victim

Rare French 19th C Brooch of Cupid with His Victim

Regular price $2,595.00
/
  • Free returns
  • Worldwide shipping
  • Carbon neutral
  • Secure payments
  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way

Have you ever felt personally victimized by cupid, himself? Indeed, you are not his first victim, and you likely will not be his last... Depicting the moment in which he inflicts a new victim with the fire of love, Cupid is here seen delivering a burning torch to an unwilling recipient. His intended receiver recoils from his delivery and sheilds herself as she works upon a friend's wedding garland, reclining without concern. But the impudent imp is incessant, and delivers her the burden of love none-the-less. She best prepare her brow, as she will next wear Hymen's coronation diadem, that cupid will deliver with his other hand. 

In 18ct, this enamel was likely once the back of a pocket watch- so finely rendered, it now lives a happy life as a brooch. In an 18ct setting. 

Materials & Features: 18k gold, Enamel

Age/Origin: c. 1860, French, c. 19thC

Measurements: 40mm, 9.2 grams

Condition: Excellent condition. Minor associated age wear, see photos for more.

Please view and inspect any photos closely. We endeavor to fully disclose all condition information clearly and concisely, however, please note that what qualifies as excellent condition for historical jewelry differs from modern and contemporary pieces; please take the age of the piece into account when examining the piece. Minor age wear is typical and to be expected for antique and vintage jewelry. Unless otherwise stated, gemstones have not been officially graded for color, clarity, or treatment by GIA; any information provided is our own educated, professional assessment.

Shipping calculated at checkout.
Rare French 19th C Brooch of Cupid with His Victim
Rare French 19th C Brooch of Cupid with His Victim
Rare French 19th C Brooch of Cupid with His Victim
Rare French 19th C Brooch of Cupid with His Victim
Rare French 19th C Brooch of Cupid with His Victim

Shipping & Returns

How We Ship Your Curio Box

We offer both domestic and international shipping. Our standard domestic and international shipping carrier is USPS. Read more

Refund Policy

The Curio does not administer refunds. However, if you are unsatisfied with your piece, you may exchange it for shop credit within 30 days of your purchase. The shop credit will expire after 30 days. All shop credits distributed,.. Read more

Customize Your Curio Treasure

Resizes and Alterations

We offer resizes and custom alterations for many of our pieces. The standard ring resizing fee is $45. Read more

Recently viewed