ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 18K GOLD CARVED SHELL COURTING SCENE CAMEO BROOCH c1880
An antique natural shell cameo, finely hand carved to depict a courting maiden and gentlemen in a scenic countryside setting, in a solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) mount with applied decoration for wear as a brooch.
A striking, high quality and deeply beautiful cameo...collectable & wearable too
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slightest signs of high shell detail wear, may benefit from a clean. Bail an old addition.
DATE/MARKS: 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 62 x 52 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. 30.9 grams.