ANTIQUE 9K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL CAMEO BROOCH c1820 CUPID CHARIOT & LIONS
An antique 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch, holding a finely hand carved natural shell cameo of Cupid / Eros riding a chariot drawn by lionesses.
A lovely little carving...so collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: Generally very good. Slight signs of detail wear commensurate with age and use. Clasp, pin itself & safety chain old replacements. May benefit from a gentle clean.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820/30. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 33 x 25 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. 6.3 grams.