ANTIQUE 18K GOLD HAND CARVED CORAL CAMEO GODDESS FLORA c1830
An antique, solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch with cannetille type decoration and set with a finely hand carved natural coral cameo depicting the goddess Flora.
Beautiful, wearable and very collectable!
CONDITION: All original and generally very good. Slightest signs of wear / distortion to mount commensurate with age and use. Some natural inclusions to coral. Adhesive to back of cameo, appears to be just a security measure, easily removed if desired. Please see pics.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1830/40. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 37 x 29 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. 7.7 grams.