ANTIQUE ITALIAN 18K GOLD ROMA SOUVENIR BROOCH w/ CARVED AGATE CAMEOS c1880
An antique Italian, solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) Etruscan revival bar brooch; beautifully made, with applied decoration and script reading 'ROMA', flanked by two hand carved hardstone cameos depicting Demeter.
A high quality, very collectable & extremely wearable brooch!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 47 mm long (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 5.3 grams.