ANTIQUE VICTORIAN PIQUE TORTOISE SHELL CAMEO PENDANT
This fabulous Victorian cameo pendant is hand carved from Tortoise shell known as Pique.
The carving is very well executed with high relief workmanship on sterling silver
The tortoise shell is a deep high relief carving, hand carved to perfection showing the lovely detail of the shell
This is highly collectable and sought after world wide.
Beautiful foliate workmanship in her hair, this is a lovely profile of a beautiful lady
It is quite large
Measures 2 1/4 inches in length this includes the bale
The cameo measures over 1.5 inches down 1 1/4 inches across with a height of 3/4 of an inch.
A fabulous fine this is certainly one to treasure