ANTIQUE 15K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL CAMEO BROOCH c1860 EROS LIBATION TO LOVE
An antique solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch, holding a hand carved natural shell cameo depicting a classical scene featuring Eros & Aphrodite in a libation to love.
A rather lovely little carving...so collectible & extremely wearable!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Hairline/stress to base of shell, perfectly secure.
DATE/MARKS: 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 31 x 24 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 3.9 grams.