ANTIQUE ITALIAN CARVED LAVA CAMEO POETS / PHILOSOPHERS BRACELET c1870
An antique gilt yellow metal bracelet, with an integrated snap fastener and set with seven hand carved lava cameos, each displaying the bust of a classical philosopher or scholar/poet.
A lovely example...so collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: Generally very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Some old repairs to links. Minor discolouring A few tiny nicks to cameos, barely noticeable.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1860/80. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 7 inches wearable length, cameos 25 x 23mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 31.6 grams.