Vintage Chased and Carved Sterling Silver Cornicello Carissima Charm
The Cornicello, also known as the Italian Horn, is a strong symbol of protection to ward off the evil eye, known as the malocchio in Italian. In addition, the shape is thought to promote fertility and verility. This pretty example is hand-chased and carved with delicate arcing vine and leaf-like line work. One-of-a-kind sterling silver c1940.
Sterling silver, silver-plated brass.
1 3/4" length x 1/2" width.