ANTIQUE 15K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL CAMEO BROOCH c1870 APOLLO BELVEDERE
An antique natural shell cameo, finely hand carved to depict Apollo Belvedere, set in a high quality solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) mount for wear as a brooch.
High quality, very attractive & so wearable...immensely collectable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Some natural stress lines visible to cameo.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1870. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 57 x 49 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. 19.8 grams.