ANTIQUE 15K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL THREE GRACES CAMEO BROOCH
An antique solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch, holding a finely hand carved natural shell cameo of The Three Graces.
Such an attractive carving of a sought after subject...so collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and generally very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Tiny area of bezel edge loss, cameo perfectly secure. Natural faint stress lines visible to shell - see pics. May benefit from a gentle clean.
DATE/MARKS: Early / Mid 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 47 x 36 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. 14.0 grams.