A fine mint condition genuinely antique circa 1880 Victorian hand carved whitby jet brooch. This amazing original late 19th century pin depicts a beautiful bacchante with vine leaves in her tresses and an exceptionally lovely face which is depicted in elegant profile. It is rare today to find these original pieces in such gorgeous condition. It really is as perfect as the day it was made. A superb example of original Victorian mourning jewelry it measures 2 3/16″ long by 1 7/8″ wide and is 3/4 deep (56mm x 47mm x 19mm). In total this piece weighs 24.6 grams. On the reverse the pin is gilt base metal. This piece is an original 1880s brooch, it is absolutely not a reproduction piece as has been made in Whitby even until the present time. This fact, the exceptional condition, the desirable subject matter and the exquisite workmanship displayed in the carving makes this lovely pin very desirable indeed. The item “Whitby Jet Cameo Brooch Pin Mourning Victorian Antique Sentimental Jewelry” is in sale since Monday, December 12, 2016. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Vintage, Antique Jewellery”. The seller is “jewelry_secrets” and is located in Sydney. This item can be shipped worldwide.