LOVELY ANTIQUE 18K GOLD AGATE DIAMOND BLACKAMOOR CAMEO HABILLÉ BROOCH c1870
An antique solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch, set with a hand carved hardstone agate cameo habillé of a blackamoor, wearing a silver jewellery set with tiny rose cut diamonds.
Such a lovely little example...so collectible & ready to wear!
CONDITION: Generally very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. One or two tiny applied gold beads missing to bezel, barely noticeable. Two tiny diamonds missing. Bail/safety chain now missing, of no consequence.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1870. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 27 x 22 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. 8.8 grams.