ANTIQUE GEORGIAN 15K GOLD SHELL CAMEO BROOCH c1820 EROS / CUPID & DOGS CHARIOT
An antique 14/15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch, with cannetille decoration around a natural shell cameo, finely hand carved to depict Eros / Cupid riding a chariot drawn by dogs.
A wonderful little carving...so collectible & very wearable!
CONDITION: All original and generally good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. A few tiny areas of loss & old repairs to bezel & mount.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 35 x 31 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. 5.9 grams.