ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 9CT GOLD HAND CARVED CAMEO PENDANT
This fabulous antique 9ct Yellow Gold Bull mouth Shell Victorian Cameo pendant is circa 1880.
The detailed carving is from a Bull Mouth Shell Cameo which is very well executed portraying a lovely mythological scene involving a Goddess and a large bird.
Bull mouth Shell has been popular for many years as a base for Cameo carvings for it’s beautiful natural patterning which takes expert skill to carve.
This beautiful pendant is a good size and has a smooth finish which has developed with age.
All set in a Yellow Gold gallery and stamped 9ct on the reverse.
Purchased in London and steeped in history.
A wonderful collectable piece that would look lovely displayed on a Gold chain.
Weighs 12.4 grams.
Measures 43mm across x 52mm down x 61mm down including bale.
Cameo measures 38mm across x 46mm down.
ITEM NUMBER- 8360