An antique necklace by Giacinto Melillo

Melillo necklace gold and carnelian scarab in original case low res

The yellow gold and carnelian scarab pendant in the neo-Egyptian taste, with beaded and ropetwist decoration including stylised hieroglyphs.

By Giacinto Melillo, Naples circa 1870.

Contained in its original crimson silk and velvet lined wooden case.

Pendant including loop 8 cm long.