ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CAMEO GOLD BROOH CIRCA 1860
This fabulous antique Victorian hand carved Cameo brooch depicts a fine profile of a lady.
Genuine Victorian, Circa 1860.
Fruit is displayed in the hair of the lady, it is very well executed with a high relief texture from Bull Mouth Shell - Cameo Shell.
The fabulous Bull Mouth Shell has been popular for many years as a base for Cameo carvings for it’s beautiful natural patterning.
Cameo’s have been carved since ancient times with the most popular motif for a Cameo being the profile of a woman.
The frame has a lovely patterned design boasting stunning workmanship of it’s time.
The Cameo has been tested as 9ct Gold and complete with a Gold safety chain.
A beautiful find and magnificent talking piece.
Purchased in London and steeped in English history.
Weighs 14.2 grams.
Measures 40mm across x 46mm down.
The cameo measures 34mm across x 38mm down.
The safety chain measures 3 inches in length.
Excellent all round condition.
ITEM NUMBER- 7426