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Antique & Vintage Cameos

ANTIQUE 18K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL ARCHANGEL GABRIEL CAMEO BROOCH c1870

875.00

An antique solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch; beautifully made, and set with a hand carved natural shell cameo of Archangel Gabriel.

Such a wonderful carving...so collectible & ready to wear!

CONDITION: Slight signs of natural wear commensurate with age and use. Some stresses and hairlines to shell, possible old repair to faint small crack on back edge - please see pictures. Old repair to clasp, just visible to front.

DATE/MARKS: Around 1870. Not marked.

DIMENSIONS: 61 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. 22.6 grams.

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