ANTIQUE GEORGIAN 18K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL CUPID / EROS CAMEO BROOCH c1820
An antique natural shell cameo, finely hand carved to depict a classical female muse playing panpipes, attended by a winged cherub playing a horn, in a solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) cannetille mount, for wear as a brooch.
A superb quality, distinctive and fabulously collectable cameo - extremely wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear, c-clip an old replacement. Tiny chip to edge of cameo, not visible under normal viewing.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 36 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. 7.0 grams.