ANTIQUE GOLD CARVED PINK SHELL CLASSICAL RAM HEADS & BACCHANTE CAMEO BROOCH
An antique natural pink-white conch shell cameo brooch, with gold fittings holding two rams heads flanking a bacchante.
Such lovely carving...so collectible!
CONDITION: Generally good. Some signs of wear commensurate with age and use. A few minor abrasions to shells - see pictures. Missing lower drops. One 'ram' a little loose, easily secured. Pin clasp may need replacing for wear. May benefit from a gentle clean.
DATE/MARKS: Early/Mid 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 50 x 26 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. 18.8 grams.