Boasting a 3 inch wingspan, a lapis lazuli scarab flies through the air, clasping a pair round faceted aquamarine colored stones, in this exotic Egyptian Revival brooch. Crafted in silver with translucent yellow and bluish-gray plique-a-jour enamel.
A century winged scarab brooch, circa In archaeological revival style, the ancient scarab with circular-cut garnet highlights, between outstretched wings with engraved detail and applied serpent motifs.
Lot 28 part of the Important Jewelry Auction at Doyle. Centering a turquoise blue faience scarab, flanked by blue, turquoise and orange enamel serpents and wings of deep turquoise and reddish-orange enamel, all outlined in fine rope-twist gold, circa C