ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SILVER CARVED SHELL CAMEO BROOCH c1880 PHOEBUS & HOURS AURORA
An antique natural shell cameo; finely hand carved to depict Phoebus and the Hours preceded by Aurora, set in a simple solid silver mount for wear as a brooch.
A rather lovely carving...very collectable & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. A few natural stresses visible to shell, perfectly secure.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1860/80, mount possibly later. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 56 x 37 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. 10.7 grams.