Winged Lion of Venice Antique Brooch
Miranda Mercantile

Winged Lion of Venice Antique Brooch

Regular price $30.00

The Winged Lion of Venice, rendered in bronze gold tone chased metal centered by a rich red carnelian gemstone and embraced by a textured scroll ribbon wreath, this collectible antique brooch / filigree lapel pin makes a Renaissance statement worthy of it's namesake.*

  • Stylistic Influences:
    • Celtic
    • Historical / Religious
    • Medieval / Old World
    • Symbolic / Griffin style
    • Victorian / Edwardian
  • Approximate Dimensions:
    • Overall diameter - 1 1/8 inch
    • Lion - 3/4" wide by 5/8" high
    • Stone - 5/16" wide x 1/4" high (8mm x 6mm)
  • Provenance: Private collection
  • Materials:
    • Hammered metalwork 
    • Semi-precious oval agate gem
    • Pushback metal pin back

*The Winged Lion of Venice is a 12th century bronze sculpture overlooking the Piazza San Marco and symbolizing both that city and St. Mark, one of her patron saints.

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